facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Happy National Day, Mauritius

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry issued a congratulatory message to Mauritius as it celebrates its National Day on March 12.
By JC Finley   |   March 12, 2014 at 9:30 AM   |   Comments

http://cdnph.upi.com/sv/em/i/UPI-2411394629854/2014/1/13946304638300/Happy-National-Day-Mauritius.jpg
March 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of State sent its congratulations to he island nation of Mauritius on the occasion of its 46 years of independence on Wednesday.

Secretary of State John Kerry issued the following congratulatory message:

"On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate all citizens of Mauritius as you celebrate the 46th year of your independence on March 12. The American people share your pride in the long-established democratic traditions that form the bedrock of our nations’ friendship. Mauritius has embraced the principles of democratic governance, economic reform, and social tolerance that serve as a model to others around the world. The United States appreciates Mauritius’ support for efforts to promote regional security and economic development. As you celebrate with family and friends, we wish the people of Mauritius continued peace and prosperity."


[State Department]

Follow @OneCuriousWorld and @UPI on Twitter.
Contact the Author
© 2014 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Six Flags fight leaves boy critically injured, may have been organized on Twitter Six Flags fight leaves boy critically injured, may have been organized on Twitter
2
Body of missing Realtor Beverly Carter found Body of missing Realtor Beverly Carter found
3
Patient admitted to hospital with potential Ebola virus Patient admitted to hospital with potential Ebola virus
4
$900,000 Porsche Spyder catches fire at gas station $900,000 Porsche Spyder catches fire at gas station
5
One shot in Albemarle High School shooting, shooter in custody One shot in Albemarle High School shooting, shooter in custody
Trending News
x
Feedback