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Liberia: Pres. Sirleaf Congratulates Somalia and Slovenia

The New Dawn
Friday, June 28, 2013

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent two separate congratulatory messages to The Governments and Peoples of the Republics of Somalia and Slovenia on the joyous occasions marking the 53rd Independence Anniversary and the 22nd National Day of the two countries respectively.

Somalia gained its independence on July 1, 1960 while Slovenia's National Day which commemorates its Declaration of Independence in 1991 and also known as Statehood Day is celebrated June 25th annually since 1991.

In her message to His Excellency Hassan Shiek Mohamoud, President of the Republic of Somalia, President Johnson Sirleaf extended heartfelt congratulations and best wishes on behalf of Liberia to the Government and People of that African country.

President Johnson Sirleaf further added that as the People of Somalia celebrate another milestone in their National History, Liberians are indeed happy to join their Somali counterparts in commemorating this unique occasion.

The Liberian Leader further hoped that the bond of friendship and solidarity existing between Liberia and Somalia would continue to grow even stronger in the years ahead. She also prayed that Almighty Allah will continue to shower President Mohamoud with abundant wisdom and prolonged good health as he steers the affairs of his compatriots.

While expressing joy over the commemoration of the Slovenian National Day, the Liberian President extended warmest felicitations to the People of that country and added that Slovenia had been a model of economic success and stability in the Balkans.

She then hoped that as the people of Slovenia celebrate this joyous occasion the two Governments would explore opportunities that would further deepen their relations for the common good of their two peoples.


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