President of the Republic of Lithuania

The President congratulated Afghanistan on Independence Anniversary

2014-08-19

Tuesday, August 19, Vilnius - President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to President Hamid Karzai of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on the occasion of the 95th anniversary of Afghanistan's Independence Day.

"As your nation tackles the difficult tasks of strengthening the state, consolidating the economic welfare and ensuring national and social equality, I would like to express my strongest support to you and to the people of your country who peacefully aspire for democracy and prosperity," the President wrote in her message of congratulations.

The President has underlined that Lithuania together with the international community will continue to make every possible effort to contribute to enhancing the security, well-being and concord in Afghanistan. She also noted that the shared commitment of Afghan people to promoting the ideals of democracy and freedom would lay the foundation for building a strong nation and open society in Afghanistan.

President Grybauskaitė sent her best wishes for the President of Afghanistan's continued health and strength as well as for the security and well-being of his country.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2014.08.19 11:08

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