The Gambia Ministry of Tourism & Culture (MOTC) is a ministry
of the government of the west African country Gambia. The
headquarters of the ministry is in The Quadrangle building
of the capital at Banjul.
The ministry is responsible for the tourism sector of the
economy and overseeing its activities as well as ensuring
that government policies and carried out. They are also
have responsibility for Gambia Hotel School and the .
The Minister is responsible for the safeguarding, overseeing
management and development of tourism and culture in Gambia.
The Minister is assisted by the team of employees both at
the policy level the department Banjul and other regional
adviser to the Minister is the Permanent Secretary who also performs
the duties of an accounting officer. The Permanent Secretary is aided by the
Deputy Permanent Secretary who acts as the supervising head of the
administration responsible for staff issues.
MOTC also works with other stakeholders both in the public
and private sector institutions who operate in the area of
tourism and culture with the aim of joining efforts
to allow for the promotion and development and promotion of
tourism in The Gambia. With this aim, MOTC has direct supervisory
responsibility in relation to the Gambia Tourism Authority,
National Council for Arts & Culture,
Arch 22 on Independence Drive and Gambia Hotel School.