Saharawi President congratulates President Masisi for 54th Independence Day of Botswana

Bir Lehlou (Saharawi Republic) 29 September 2020 (SPS)- The President of the Saharawi Republic, H.E. Brahim Ghali, congratulated H.E. President Mokgweetsi E.K. Masisi, for the 54th Independence of the Republic of Botswana, in a letter he addressed him on the occasion on Monday 28 September.

“I am writing to you today Mr. President and dear brother, to present my most sincere and deep congratulations on this great day, full of lessons, full of glory but also full of challenges that make real leaders arise from within their people to lead them to great achievements and make history,” President Ghali stressed.

The Saharawi President further emphasized that “the people of the Saharawi Republic, its government, and myself, are grateful to Your Excellency and to the people and government of Botswana, for the principled position and solidarity with our rights to dignity, freedom and independence.”

It should be recalled that the two countries established diplomatic relations back in 1980. They upgraded it to Ambassadorial level on 2019, when the Saharawi Republic opened an Embassy in Gaborone. (SPS)

090/500/60 (SPS)