OBAMA ACKNOWLEDGES JAMMEH'S MESSAGE
Wednesday, March 04, 2009
The president of the United States of America, Barack Obama, has written a letter to the Gambian leader, Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya Jammeh, acknowledging receipt of his letter of congratulation after the election of Obama as the 44th and first African-American president of the United States. President Obama's letter reads:
Dear Mr President,
Thank you for your congratulations on my election as president of the United States. Your thoughtful message is much appreciated. I am confident that we can work together in a spirit of peace and friendship, to build a more secure world during the next four years. I look forward to working with you in that effort and in promoting good relations between our countries.