H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania has sent congratulatory message to His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI.
The message reads as follows;
“His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI,
On behalf of the Government and the people of the United Republic of Tanzania, and on my own behalf, it gives me great pleasure to congratulate you most sincerely on the occasion of the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul VI’s, celebrations.
Please accept, Your Holiness, my best wishes for your good health, prosperity and many more years of service to the church” said the President.
Issued by: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation,
. Dar es Salaam
29th June, 2012