Sec. Pompeo Issues Statement on Rwanda’s National Day

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Department of State

Washington, DC

July 1, 2019

 

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Rwanda as you mark 57 years of independence on July 1 and celebrate the 25th anniversary of Liberation Day on July 4.

Rwanda has demonstrated exceptional leadership in the region to establish a favorable climate for trade and investment, and advances in promoting women in governance. The United States remains committed to building on Rwanda’s progress in health, education, and economic development, and to further strengthen civil society and the rule of law.

I send my warmest wishes to all the Rwandan people for continued prosperity and success in the years ahead.

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