The following are messages of felicitations from Foreign Heads of State / Government sent to President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar U Win Myint, on the occasion of the 73rd Anniversary Independence Day of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
From His Majesty Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua
King of the Kingdom of Thailand
On the occasion of the Independence Day of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, I wish to express my warmest congratulations and best wishes for the good health and happiness of Your Excellency as well as for the continuing progress and prosperity of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and her people.
Thailand and the Republic of the Union of Myanmar are close neighbours constantly fostering our cordial ties of friendship and cooperation in all fields of endeavour. I am certain that our two countries will continue to move forward together in strengthening this special relationship for the mutual benefits of our peoples.
From Xi Jinping
The People’s Republic of China
On the occasion of the 73rd Anniversary of the Independence Day of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, on behalf of the Chinese government and people, and in my own name, I would like to extend my warmest congratulations and best wishes to you, and through you to the Myanmar government and people.
I believe that under the leadership of the Myanmar government, the Myanmar people will continue to follow a development path suited to the national conditions of Myanmar and create a better future for the country.
Last January, I paid a state visit to Myanmar at your invitation, and thus China-Myanmar relations entered a new era of building a community with a shared future. I attach great importance to the development of China-Myanmar relations and wish to work with you to carry forward the Pauk-Phaw traditional friendship, jointly fight the COVID-19, deepen practical cooperation in all fields, and strive for new achievements in building a China-Myanmar community with a shared future.
May the Republic of the Union of Myanmar enjoy prosperity and her people happiness.
May the building of a China-Myanmar community with a shared future continue to make new progress.
From Shri Ram Nath Kovind
the Republic of India
On behalf of the Government and the people of India, I extend my warm greetings to you and the people of Myanmar on the occasion of the Independence Day of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
Excellency, I fondly recall your successful visit to India in February 2020 that added fillip to our ever-growing bilateral ties. I am encouraged to see that even during the ongoing Covid pandemic, our relations based on mutual trust and shared linkages, have continued to expand in several areas.
I convey my best wishes for your good health, well-being, and for the continued progress and prosperity of the friendly people of Myanmar.
From The Honourable Donald J. Trump
The United States of America
On behalf of the United States of America, please accept my best wishes as Myanmar celebrates the 73rd anniversary of its independence on January 4.
The United States remains a strong partner to the people of Myanmar as they work to build a more peaceful, democratic, and prosperous nation that respects the human rights and dignity of all people.
I congratulate you and the people of Myanmar as you celebrate your Independence Day.
From Halimah Yacob
The Republic of Singapore
On behalf of the people of Singapore, I extend my heartfelt congratulations to you and the people of Myanmar on the joyous occasion of Myanmar’s 73rd Independence Day.
The excellent relations between our two countries are anchored by the robust economic links, regular high-level exchanges and the friendly ties between our peoples. Singapore and Myanmar enjoy close cooperation in wide-ranging areas, including investment, education and human resource development. Amidst the challenges posed by the COVID- 19 pandemic, I am heartened to see the mutual support we have extended to each other in repatriating our citizens and ensuring the health and well-being of our peoples.
Please accept my best wishes for your good health, happiness and success, as well as for continued peace and prosperity to the people of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
From Nguyen Phu Trong
General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party and President
The Socialist Republic of Viet Nam
On behalf of the State and people of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam and in my personal capacity, I wish to extend to Your Excellency, the State and people of Myanmar my warmest congratulations on the auspicious occasion of the 73rd Anniversary of the Independence Day of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
I congratulate Myanmar on the success of the General Election held on 08 November 2020. I firmly believe that, under Your Excellency’s leadership, Myanmar will successfully advance the process of national reconciliation, paving the way for the country’s peace and prosperous development.
I note with pleasure that the traditional friendship between Viet Nam and Myanmar has been continuously strengthened, particularly since the establishment of the Comprehensive Cooperative Partnership during my official visit to Myanmar in 2017. It is my conviction that with the joint determination and efforts of the two countries’ Leaders and people, the ties between Viet Nam and Myanmar will continue to flourish and reach new heights, in the interest of our people and for peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and beyond.
Please accept, Your Excellency, my best wishes for your good health and happiness.
From Joko Widodo
The Republic of Indonesia
On behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Indonesia, allow me to congratulate Your Excellency and the people of Myanmar on the commemoration of the 73rd Anniversary of the Independence Day of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
The year 2020 was very difficult, as every country struggled with the unprecedented outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nonetheless, the Government of Myanmar has demonstrated good handling of the pandemic by, among others, successfully holding elections with the implementation of strict health protocols. Thus, let us continue to move forward to successfully dealing with the pandemic in this new year.
While reiterating my commitment towards enhancing the cooperation between our two countries, please accept, Your Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration.
From Bounnhang Vorachith
The Lao People’s Democratic Republic
On the auspicious occasion of the 73rd Anniversary of the Independence Day of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, on behalf of the entire Lao people and on my own behalf, I wish to convey my warmest congratulations and best wishes to Your Excellency and through Your Excellency to the people of Myanmar.
I am strongly convinced that under the close guidance of the leaders of our two countries, the time-honored friendly relations and good cooperation between our two countries will be further strengthened and enhanced in the years to come in order to bring about tangible benefits for our two nations as well as for peace, stability and cooperation for development in the region and the world at large.
On the occasion of the New Year 2021, May I wish Your Excellency good health, happiness and greater success in your noble tasks while leading the Myanmar people to further progress and long lasting prosperity.
Please accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration.
From Moon Jae-in
The Republic of Korea
I extend my warm congratulations to Your Excellency and the people of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar as you celebrate the Independence Day of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
I am pleased to note that our bilateral relations, which marked the 45th anniversary last year, have reached new heights. I hope that the friendly ties our two countries have cemented so far will develop in a more mutually beneficial way in the years to come, and that the exchanges and friendship between our people will also be further deepened.
Please accept, Your Excellency, my best wishes for your good health and continued success in all your endeavors as well as for the everlasting prosperity of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
From General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd)
The Commonwealth of Australia
On the occasion of the Independence Day of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, I wish to convey to you, the Government and the people of Myanmar my warmest wishes, together with those of the Australian Government and people.
The solidarity of the international community is more important than ever as the world’s nations work together to manage the continuing challenges posed by the COVID-19 virus.
May I express my confidence that the friendly relations between our two countries will continue to prosper in the coming year.
From Frank-Walter Steinmeier
The Federal Republic of Germany
On the occasion of your country’s Independence Day, allow me to offer my congratulations to you and your fellow citizens.
The holding of the second democratic election in Myanmar under challenging circumstances both in term of domestic policy and with regard to healthcare was an important step along the path towards a federal democracy. Germany continues to actively support your nation’s transition process and will continue to stand alongside Myanmar as a constructive partner in the coming years.
I wish you great strength and every success for the tasks ahead of you, particularly in the ongoing fight to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic.
From Sergio Mattarella
The Italian Republic
On the occasion of your National Day, may you and all the people of the Union of Myanmar receive the best wishes from the Italian Republic.
Italy followed with interest the ordered and peaceful unfolding of the recent electoral consultation, which is an expression of the trust and hopes that the people of the Union of Myanmar puts in the process of democratic consolidation.
Trusting in the constant strengthening of the ties of cooperation between Nay Pyi Taw and Rome, also thanks to the status of Italy as ASEAN development partner, I would like to renew our sincere wishes for peace, happiness and prosperity.
From Suga Yoshihide
Prime Minister of Japan
On the occasion of the 73rd anniversary of the Independence Day of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, I wish to extend my warmest congratulations to Your Excellency on behalf of the Government and the people of Japan.
As the novel coronavirus disease poses challenges to the world, Japan will overcome this difficult time with Myanmar and cooperate with Myanmar closely to further expand exchanges between our two
The past year was an important milestone in the process of consolidating democracy in Myanmar, with the general election successfully held in November last year. Japan will continue to make efforts for further development of friendship and cooperation with Myanmar and provide maximum support to Myanmar’s democratic nation-building.
Please accept, Your Excellency, my highest consideration and my best wishes good health and success of Your Excellency and the people of Myanmar.