|H.E. PETER MUTHARIKA|
H.E. Dr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania has sent a congratulatory message to H.E. Peter Mutharika President of the Republic of Malawi.
The message reads as follows;
“H.E. Peter Mutharika,
President of the Republic of Malawi,
I have received with great pleasure, the news of your election as the new President of the Republic of Malawi following the general elections held on 20th May 2014. I would like, on behalf of the People and Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and on my own behalf, to extend to Your Excellency, our sincere congratulations on your impressive victory and that of your Party, the Democratic Progressive Party.
Your victory in these heavily contested elections is a clear testimony of the trust and confidence that the people of Malawi have bestowed on you and your exemplary leadership.
I wish you every success as you take up the responsibilities and challenges of the leadership of your great nation. It is my hope that during your tenure of office, the people of Malawi will enjoy greater prosperity and development. It is equally my hope that under your able leadership, the excellent bilateral relations existing between our countries and their people will be strengthened further and taken to even higher heights.
I look forward to working closely with Your Excellency not only in fostering our bilateral relations but also to concert our efforts in the cause for peace and stability in our region and the African Continent as a whole.
Please accept, Your Excellency, my best wishes for your personal good health and peace and prosperity for the people of Malawi.
Dr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete
PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA”
THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION,
DAR ES SALAAM.
31ST MAY, 2014.