President Thabo Mbeki Congratulates
Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero on His Election as Prime
Minister of the Kingdom of Spain
President Thabo Mbeki, today - Monday, 15 March 2004
- congratulated Jose Luis Rodriguez on his election
as Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Spain.
President Mbeki said, "It is my pleasure to convey
to Your Excellency, on behalf of the Government and
people of the Republic of South Africa, heartfelt congratulations
on your election as Prime Minister of the Kingdom of
"On behalf of the South African Government, I
assure you of our support in the tasks that lie ahead
and of our continued goodwill."
"I look forward to increased bilateral and multilateral
co-operation in the years ahead," concluded President
Issued by Ronnie Mamoepa on 082 990 4853.
? Department of Foreign Affairs
Private Bag X152
15 March 2004