H.E. President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, sends the following congratulatory message to His Excellency Sauli Niinistö, President-Elect of the Republic of Finland, following the election held on 5th of February, 2012. The message reads as follows;
“His Excellency Sauli Niinistö,
President – Elect of the Republic of Finland,
It is with great pleasure, on behalf of the Government and people of the United Republic of Tanzania and indeed on my own behalf, that I take this opportunity to convey to you and through you to the Government and people of the Republic of Finland, warm greetings and congratulations upon your election as the President-Elect of the Republic of Finland. Your election is a clear testimony of the trust and confidence the people of Finland have vested in you and your leadership.
I wish you every success in the fulfillment of your new challenging responsibilities in line with the mandate you have been entrusted by the Finnish people. Let me also take this opportunity to assure Your Excellency of my Government’s continued commitment in further strengthening the excellent bilateral relations that so happily exist between our two countries and peoples.
Please accept, Your Excellency, my best wishes for your personal good health and peace and prosperity for the people of the Republic of Finland.
Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete
PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED
” REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA
THE GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATION UNIT
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
13th February, 2012