H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania has sent a congratulatory message to His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, on the occasion of the Anniversary of the Qatar National Day of the founder of the state of Qatar Sheikh Jassim Bin Mohammed Al Thani.
The message reads as follows:
“His Highness, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani,
Emir of the state of Qatar,
On behalf of the Government and the people of the United Republic of Tanzania, and indeed on my own behalf, I would like to sincerely convey my warm congratulations to you, Your Highness and through you, to the Government and the people of Qatar on this significant celebration of the Anniversary of the State of Qatar National Day.
The state of Qatar and the United Republic of Tanzania have enjoyed cordial bilateral relations over the years. As you commemorate this joyous occasion of your country’s independence, I wish to take this opportunity to reiterate my Government’s desire and commitment to further enhance the traditional bond of friendship and cooperation existing between our two countries for our mutual benefits.
Please accept, Your Highness, my most sincere congratulations and best wishes for the continued good health and happiness, and for the friendly people of the state of Qatar, further progress and prosperity.
Dr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete
PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA”
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation,
Dar es Salaam.
18TH DECEMBER, 2013