If the words of the latest investors from the Trans-continental nation of Turkey are anything to go by, The Gambia may be on the way toward getting its first ever pilot school.
This was disclosed by the chairman of the OmniTek Company, who is leading a team of investors from his company to explore possibilities of extending to The Gambia. "We are also representing Airport Traffic Management System and we will be setting up training educational centers for airport traffic controllers and pilots. So this will make The Gambia benefit from these services and all the neighboring countries to be trained in The Gambia," he disclosed.
If successfully put in place, he noted, people from all over Africa and even Europe would be attracted to come to The Gambia to undergo these trainings. "With support from our partners and government, we are planning to set up a training centre in this country to train pilots and air traffic controllers. It's really a very big project and Insha Allah The Gambia is going to be our reference point in Africa. We did it before in Turkey; in Saudi Arabia and in Qatar among other countries in the Gulf region and now we are in The Gambia. We think that The Gambia is going to be a good reference for us in this continent. Already we have made progressive attempts that we think will lead us to invest in The Gambia. The Gambian authorities are very receptive and have welcomed us," he concluded.