President Banda Congratulates Tanzanian President
Rupiah Banda, President of the Republic of
congratulatory message to his counterpart, His Excellency, Mr. Jakaya Mrisho
Kikwete, President of the United Republic of
recent presidential election in his country.
The President said the re-election of President Kikwete following the
trust that the people of
“I have no doubt that you will use your second term of office to steer
your great country to further economic development and prosperity in
accordance with the expectations of the majority of the Tanzanian people,”
President Banda said in his letter of congratulations to President Kikwete.
President Banda said he looks forward to working closely with President
Kikwete to solidify further the excellent relations existing between
In addition, President Banda has extended his congratulatory message to
the newly elected President of
service have helped Dr. Shein win the
him the best during his tenure in office.
President Banda, who is also chairman of the International Conference of
the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), was invited by the Tanzanian Government to
join other African Heads of State at the inauguration of President Kikwete in
President Banda left for
the ceremony. The President is also chairperson of the Southern Africa
Development Community (SADC) Organ on Politics, Defence and Security
Cooperation, which is responsible for conflict resolution in the region.
SOURCE State House Lusaka, Republic of