25 Jun 2004
SINGAPORE EMBASSY PRESS RELEASE
PRIME MINISTER GOH CHOK TONG'S
CONGRATULATORY LETTER TO
PRESIDENT GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong has written a congratulatory letter to Her Excellency Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, President of the Republic of Philippines, on her victory in the Philippines' presidential elections.
The text of Prime Minister Goh's congratulatory letter, which was conveyed to Malacanang Palace yesterday (24 June 2004), is as follows:
"Her Excellency Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Republic of the Philippines
I am currently travelling in South Asia and have just received news of your election victory. My heartiest congratulations to you!
The election outcome proves that the people of the Philippines have full confidence in your leadership. They have given you a firm mandate to continue with the programmes and policies needed for development and progress.
Relations between our countries have strengthened during your tenure in office. The prospects for the continued enhancement of our cooperation, both at the bilateral and ASEAN levels, are bright.
Please accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration."
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25 JUNE 2004