Brooklyn Park Approves Sister City Agreement with Banjul, The Gambia

The Brooklyn Park City Council has approved a sister-city relationship with Banjul, the capital city in The Gambia, at this week's meeting. The rel...

September 14, 2022
6:16 AM

The Brooklyn Park City Council has approved a sister-city relationship with Banjul, the capital city in The Gambia, at this week's meeting. The relationship will be facilitated by the Gambian Association in Minnesota. Several Brooklyn Park residents with Gambian heritage were in attendance for the vote. The mayor of Banjul visited Brooklyn Park this summer. A delegation from Banjul, Gambia visited Brooklyn Park this summer. Hennepin County Commissioner and former mayor Jeff Lunde says cultural connections like this are key in communicating important messages to diverse groups.