President of Botswana congratulates President of the Saharawi Republic for re-election

Gaborone (Botswana) 22 January 2020 (SPS)- The President of the Republic of Botswana, Dr. Mokgweetsi E.K Masisi, sent a message of congratulations to the President of the Saharawi Republic, Mr. Brahim Ghali, on the occasion of the later election as Secretary General of Polisario Front and President of the Saharawi Republic.

The letter, which was initially sent to the Saharawi President on December 30th 2019, comes following the successful organization of the 15th Polisario Congress held from the 21st to 25th December 2019.

President Masisi considered that the election of President Ghali “attests to the trust and confidence that the people of the Saharawi Republic have in your visionary and judicious leadership, as well as the commitments made by your party, the Polisario Front, in steering the country to self-determination and independence.”

President Masisi further reaffirmed his “commitment to continue working closely with you in our efforts to further strengthen the bonds of friendship and solidarity between our two countries, especially towards the self-determination of the people of the Saharawi Republic.”

He finally wished President Brahim Ghali “continued personal good health and a successful term of Office, as well as peace and prosperity for the people of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic.” (SPS)

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