US president congratulates Namibia on independence milestone

United States of America President, Donald Trump has sent a written message of congratulations to Namibian President, Hage Geingob and the Namibian people on the occasion of Namibia’s 30th anniversary of independence.

A statement issued by USA embassy in Namibia on Thursday said, in his message, Trump said Namibia’s strong democratic traditions were evident in its peaceful national elections held November last year and that Namibia’s continued commitment to human rights and the protection of individual freedoms remains a model in the region and around the world.

The U. S president highlighted his pride that the United States has been able to support Namibia’s successful response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic and applauded its commitment of resources to addressing this issue.

“Trump looks forward to increasing further bilateral trade and investment to benefit both nations,” reads the statement.

Source: Namibia Press Agency