The President of the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E Dr. John Pombe Joseph Magufuli has sent congratulatory message to the President of the Republic of Uganda, H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni following his re-election as the President at the election held on February 18th 2016. The message reads as follows:
“H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni,
President-Elect of the Republic of Uganda,
Your Excellency and Dear Brother,
It gives me great pleasure, on behalf of the Government and people of the United Republic of Tanzania and indeed on my own behalf, to extend to Your Excellency our heartfelt congratulations on your re-election as the President of the Republic of Uganda. Your re-election at the helm of your country is a true reflection of the confidence that the people of Uganda have in you as well as a testimony of their trust in your exemplary leadership.
I also take this opportunity to congratulate your party, National Resistance Movement for its outstanding victory in the General Elections. As you are well aware, both my party, Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) and the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania have enjoyed brotherly relations with the Ugandan people throughout the years.
While congratulating you on your well deserved re-election, I wish to reaffirm my readiness and determination to continue working with you in further strengthening our relations for the benefit of our two countries and peoples.
Please accept, Your Excellency and Dear Brother, the assurances of my highest consideration”.
Issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, East African, Regional and International Cooperation
February 24, 2016