Ambassador Henshaw in Boke, accompanied by the Director of the Office of West African Affairs of the State Department

Ambassador Henshaw visits CBG’s facilities in Kamsar.
Ambassador Henshaw during a meeting with CBG’s Officials.

Ambassador Simon Henshaw, accompanied by the Director of the Office of West African Affairs of the State Department, Troy Fitrell, paid a working visit to Kamsar and Boké from 31 October to 1 November. In Kamsar on October 31, the American diplomat and his host visited the facilities of the Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée (CBG) and had a working session with the company’s senior managers who provided them with extensive information on the company’s ongoing activities, achievements and prospects. On 1 November, Simon Henshaw and Troy Fitrell travelled to Boké to preside over the closing ceremony of the Secondary Cities project funded by the US State Department, which helped to map the corridor of the cities of Boké, Kolaboui and Kamsar, cradle of Guinea’s largest bauxite reserves. Ambassador Henshaw and the Director of the Office of West African Affairs of the State Department, Troy Fitrell, concluded their mission in the “Bagataye” region very satisfied for progress of the Guinea-U.S. cooperation, which started decades ago.