President Mahinda Rajapaksa has extended his congratulations to Enrique Pena Nieto, the newly elected President of the United Mexican States.
Conveying his congratulations President Rajapaksa said that he believes Nieto's vast experience in the political sphere will contribute to guide Mexico to economic development and prosperity in the coming years.
Full text of the message:
His Excellency Enrique Pena Nieto
President of the United Mexican States
On behalf of the Government and the people of Sri Lanka and that of my own, I congratulate Your Excellency on your resounding victory in the recently concluded Presidential Election and assumption of office as the President of the United Mexican States.
This appointment accorded to you, reflects the confidence placed in your ability and statesmanship and I wish you every success in accomplishing this important mandate. I am confident that Your Excellency's vast experience in the political sphere will contribute to guide your country to economic development and prosperity in the coming years.
Sri Lanka and Mexico enjoy close and friendly bilateral relations, characterized by cooperation and the sharing of common values on a wide range of issues of global concern. It is my sincere desire to work closely with your Excellency during this term in office at bilateral as well as multilateral fora to further strengthen and expand this relationship into new vistas of cooperation for the benefit of our peoples.
I take this opportunity to wish Your Excellency good health, happiness and continued progress and prosperity of the people of the United Mexican States.
Please accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration.