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Happy National Day, Namibia

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry issued a congratulatory message to Namibia as it celebrates its National Day on March 21.
By JC Finley   |   March 21, 2014 at 10:06 AM   |   Comments

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March 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of State sent its congratulations to Namibia on the occasion of its 24 years of independence on Friday.

Secretary of State John Kerry issued the following congratulatory message:

"On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I congratulate the citizens of Namibia as you celebrate 24 years of independence on March 21.

"The United States remains committed to building on the strong legacy of partnership between our nations.

"I am proud of the work we have undertaken in the battle against HIV/AIDS. The success we have achieved in agriculture, education, and conservation is laying the foundation for a more prosperous future.

"Together, our countries are creating new opportunities for the Namibian people by working to improve public health and promote sustainable economic growth.

"We will continue our close partnership with Namibia to achieve our mutual goal of a stable, healthy, and prosperous society for all Namibians.

"As you celebrate this special day from Oshakati to Oranjemund, I offer all Namibians warmest wishes for continued peace, security, and lasting prosperity."


[State Department]

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