ANGOLAN PRESIDENT CONGRATULATES TOGOLESE COUNTERPART ON RE-ELECTION

LUANDA, May 21 — Angola’s President José Eduardo dos Santos has congratulated his Togolese counterpart, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe, on his re-election in the country’s presidential election on April 25, wishing him success in his noble mandate.

President dos Satos said the victory re-affirmed the Togolese people’s trust in his leadership to meet the challenges, perseverance, stability, national unity, economic and social development of the nation.

“I am sure that your Excellency will fully respond to the expectations of the country’s progress,” reads the message from the Angolan President.

President dos Santos also reiterated his government’s desire to continue strengthening the friendship and co-operation ties between the people of the two countries.

SOURCE: ANGOP