President of the Republic of Lithuania

The President congratulated the Emperor of Japan on national holiday

2010-12-23

Thursday, December 23, Vilnius - President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to His Imperial Majesty Akihito on his birthday and Japan's national holiday.

"Taking the opportunity, I would also like to wish you a Happy New Year, hoping strongly that it will be a year of recovery, growth and many good emotions. I will make every effort to ensure that the 20th anniversary of the Lithuanian-Japanese diplomatic relations, which we will celebrate next year, is marked by openness, trust and mutually beneficial cooperation in a wide range of areas," the President wrote in her letter of congratulations.

The President sent her best wishes for the Emperor's continued good health, strength and wisdom and for the peace, happiness and prosperity to all Japanese people.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2010.12.23 14:37

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