The following are messages of felicitations from Foreign Heads of State / Government sent to President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar U Htin Kyaw, on the occasion of the 70th Anniversary Independence Day of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
From His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn R.
Kingdom of Thailand
On the occasion of the Independence Day of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, I wish to extend my cordial felicitations and best wishes for Your Excellency’s health and happiness as well as for the progress and prosperity of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and her people.
I am confident that our existing close ties of friendship and cooperation, through good understanding and mutual benefits, will become closer and further developed in the years to come.
From General Prayut Chan-o-cha (Ret.)
Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand
On behalf of the Royal Thai Government and the Thai people, I have the honour to extend to Your Excellency and, through Your Excellency, to all the Myanmar people our warmest congratulations and best wishes on the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the Independence Day of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
I have further the honour to express my sincere gratitude to Your Excellency and Madam Su Su Lwin for graciously attending the Royal Cremation Ceremony of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej on 26 October 2017. Your Excellency’s attendance, despite postoperative care, clearly reflected the inseparable bonds between our two countries.
In commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the Establishment of our Diplomatic Relations in 2018, I very much hope that our joint efforts to celebrate this auspicious occasion will be successful and achieve our mutual goal of deepening the cooperation between Thailand and Myanmar.
Accept, Excellency, the renewed assurances of my highest consideration.
From Madam Halimah Yacob
President of the Republic of Singapore
On behalf of the people of Singapore, I offer my warmest congratulations on the auspicious occasion of Myanmar’s 70th Independence Day.
Bilateral relations between Singapore and Myanmar have grown from strength to strength since diplomatic ties were established in 1966. I am confident that our two countries will build on this strong foundation and further enhance relations in areas of mutual interest such as trade and investment, finance, vocational education, legal cooperation, health, and aviation connectivity.
As the ASEAN Chair in 2018, Singapore will work closely with Myanmar and other ASEAN Member States to foster a close-knit, resilient and innovative community for the benefit of our peoples.
I wish you good health and success, and look forward to welcoming you and Daw Su Su Lwin in Singapore at a mutually convenient time.
From His Majesty Akihito
The Emperor of Japan
His Excellency the President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar,
On the occasion of the Independence Day of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, I have great pleasure in sending Your Excellency my heartfelt congratulations and sincere good wishes for Your happiness and for the prosperity of the people of Your country.
From Mr. Shinzo Abe,
Prime Minister of Japan
His Excellency U Htin Kyaw,
President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Independence Day of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, I am delighted to convey to Your Excellency my warmest congratulations and best wishes for the prosperity of Myanmar.
It was a great honor that we were able to host Your Excellency and Madam in Japan last December. We were able to conclude the Universal Health Coverage Forum 2017 successfully thanks to Your Excellency’s attendance. I hope that Your Excellency’s visit has become an important milestone for strengthening longstanding friendship between Japan and Myanmar and enhancing our existing cooperation in every field including politics, economy and culture.
Along with my wishes for Your Excellency’s good health and further prosperity of Myanmar people, please kindly accept Your Excellency, my highest consideration
From The Honourable Donald J. Trump,
President of the United States of America
Dear Mr. President,
The American people send their congratulations and best wishes to the people of Myanmar as they celebrate your country’s independence on January 4.
The democratic values the people of Myanmar endorsed in the 2015 election remain crucial to the long-term success, stability, and prosperity of your nation. The United States will remain a friend and partner to Myanmar in its ongoing democratic transition.
From H.E Mr. Vladimir Putin,
President of the Russian Federation
Dear Mr. President,
Please accept my sincere greetings on the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the Independence of Myanmar.
Relations between Russia and Myanmar are traditionally characterized by their friendly nature. I am confident that further development of construction interaction on issues of bilateral and international agenda serves the core interests of the peoples of our countries.
I wish You good health and successes as well as peace and prosperity to all Your compatriots.
From Shri Ram Nath Kovind,
the Hon’ble President of the Republic of India
On behalf of the Government and the people of India and on my own behalf, I extend to you my warm greetings and felicitations on the occasion of your Independence Day.
India and Myanmar share strong ties of the culture, religion, language and ethnicity that have over the years bolstered our close and friendly relations. During the visit of our Prime Minister to Myanmar in September this year, we had jointly agreed and set forth a broad agenda of cooperation. We seek to accomplish this ambitious developmental agenda to further build up on our close and friendly ties.
I take this opportunity to extend my best wishes for your personal well-being and for the continued progress and prosperity of the friendly people of Myanmar.
Please accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration.