His Excellency President Adama Barrow has received congratulatory messages on the occasion of The Gambia’s 52nd Independence Anniversary as well as his election victory as President.
Text of the messages are from Abdel Aziz BOUTEFLIKA, President of Algeria, Dr. Bandar Bin Mohamed Hamza Hajjar, President Islamic Development Bank Group, Mr. Hatem Raslan, Honorary Consul of The Gambia in Egypt and the CEO of Raslan Group for Africa.
As the Republic of The Gambia celebrates its National Day, I would like to extend, on behalf of the Government and people of Algeria, and indeed on my own behalf, our warmest congratulations, coupled with my sincere best wishes of good health and wellbeing to Your Excellency, progress and prosperity to the brotherly people of The Gambia.
I would like to seize this opportunity to reiterate my readiness to work with Your Excellency to further strengthen the bonds of friendship and cooperation that exist between our two countries.
I would also like to reaffirm commitment in consolidating efforts geared towards promoting peace, stability and development in our continent.
Please accept, Your Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration.
Abdel Aziz BOUTEFLIKA
Assalamu Alaikum Warahmatullah Wabarkatuh,
On behalf of the Islamic Development Bank Group, I would like to extend to Your Excellency my heartfelt congratulations on your election as the President of the Republic of The Gambia and my best wishes for blessings from the Almighty Allah for your endeavors and devotion to the socio-economic development of your esteemed country.
I would like to assure Your Excellency of the IDB Group’s readiness to expand and enhance collaboration with the Republic of The Gambia to contribute to inclusive and sustainable development of the country.
I would like to thank Your Excellency for the audience granted to Dr. Mansur Muhtar, the IDB Vice President for Sector Operations at your residence in Dakar on the occasion of his visit to Dakar on 22-24 January, 2017.
I would like to assure Your Excellency that IDB Group has taken good note of your priorities and will follow up on all matters discussed during this meeting including the support of IDB Group to infrastructure development, agriculture, health and institutional capacity development. An IDB mission will be sent to The Gambia as soon as possible to discuss with the Authorities on how the Bank could provide support to the country.
While reaffirming IDB’s commitment to support the development efforts of The Gambia, please accept, Your Excellency, the assurance of my highest consideration.
Dr. Bandar Bin Mohamed Hamza Hajjar, President
Islamic Development Bank Group
Your Excellency Sir,
On behalf of Raslan Group in the Gambia and on my own behalf as the Chief Executive of the group for Africa and the First Honorary Consul of The Gambia in Egypt, I would to extend my sincere congratulation and best wishes to Your Excellency, following your landslide victory in the December 1st 2016 Presidential Elections which has been described as the most transparent, free, fair and credible election by local and international election observers. Your Excellency, the Gambian people have spoken, and your victory is a clear testimony of their trust and confidence that all patriotic Gambians must acknowledge and accept in good faith because the voice of the people is the voice of Allah Subhaanah Watallah.
Your Excellency, the peaceful and democratic elections, which is the foundation of your Presidency, has been received with enthusiasm and hope for political and economic partnership by the international community including Raslan Group. As the First Honorary Consul of The Gambia in Egypt, it is my pledge and desire to contribute my quota to the expansion and consolidation of meaningful international cooperation for the benefit of The Gambia and the Gambian people. In addition, I will seize this opportunity to assure Your Excellency of my continued support and collaboration in all your endeavors as Head of State.
I will therefore join all God fearing Muslims worldwide and pray to Almighty Allah to grant Your Excellency and team the guidance and wisdom you need to fulfill the duties and responsibilities bestowed on you by your election to the highest office in our motherland. May Allah Subhaanah Watallah continue to grant Your Excellency and The Gambia as a nation long life, good health, peace, prosperity greater protection and success in the long journey God has entrusted in you as Head of State and President of the Republic of The Gambia.
Please accept Your Excellency, the assurance of my highest consideration and esteem.
Mr. Hatem Raslan
Honorary Consul of The Gambia in Egypt and the CEO of Raslan Group for Africa