Basse Hosts Safra 2007

Friday, December 28, 2007

Basse is the host of the 21st edition of Safra, a sub-regional event that features 6 countries from the Zone II.

The week- long annual event which kick off on Monday will be filled with series of sporting activities; cultural demonstrations and symposium. This year’s event is expected to attract over 1,300 delegates drawn from participating countries namely; Senegal, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry, Mauritania, Mali, and The Gambia which has always been represented by Basse.

Safra is a sub-regional programme at grassroots level between major towns sharing borders in the Zone II countries, and which came into being in the 1980s.

Basse successfully hosted the event in 1997.

Source: The Point