H.E. Dr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania has sent a Congratulatory Message to His Royal Highness Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Custodian of the Two Holly Mosques on the occasion of marking the 83rd anniversary of the National Day.
The message reads as follows:
“His Royal Highness Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud,
King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,
Your Royal Highness,
On behalf of the Government and the People of the United Republic of Tanzania and indeed on my own behalf, I would like to convey my warm congratulations to Your Royal Highness and through you, to the Government and the People of the Kingdom
of Saudi Arabia on the Occasion of the 83rd Anniversary to commemorate the National Day.
Over the years, Saudi Arabia and the United Republic of Tanzania have enjoyed strong ties of friendship and cooperation. It is my sincere hope that the traditional bonds of relationship between our countries will be cemented even further so as to enable us to jointly address matters of common interest.
As you commemorate this joyous occasion of your Country’s National Day, let me once again take this opportunity to reiterate my Government’s desire to further expand and strengthen the friendly relations and cooperation that exist between the two countries and Peoples for our mutual benefit.
Please accept, Your Royal Highness, my best wishes for your continued good health, progress and prosperity of the People of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Dr.Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete
PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA”
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation,
Dar es Salaam,
20th September, 2013.