25 April 2016
President Zuma congratulates President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh on his re-election as the President of the Republic of Djibouti
On behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of South Africa, H.E. President Jacob Zuma has congratulated President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh on his re-election as President of the Republic of Djibouti, following the Presidential Election held on 08 April 2016.
President Zuma further congratulated the people of the Republic of Djibouti for conducting a peaceful election, as declared by the African Union (AU) and the Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD) election observer teams.
President Zuma expressed his commitment to continue working closely with President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh to enhance the good bilateral relations which exist between the Republic of South Africa and the Republic of Djibouti, paying particular focus on the strengthening of economic cooperation.
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