President Mahinda Rajapaksa today sent a congratulatory message to the new President-elect of the Republic of Korea , Park Guen-hye, on her historic win as the first female leader of the country.
"Your emphatic victory is a reflection of the trust in your vision and politics placed on you by the people of your country," President Rajapaksa said.
Full text of the message:
Her Excellency Park Guen-hye
President-elect of the Republic of Korea
It is with great pleasure that I convey my warm congratulations and best wishes to Your Excellency, on your historic win as the first female President-elect of the Republic of Korea following the resounding success of your party at the recently concluded Presidential election. Your emphatic victory is a reflection of the trust in your vision and politics placed on you by the people of your country.
I am certain that under your able leadership, the Republic of Korea will reach new heights and I wish you success in your endeavours.
It is also my fervent hope that relations between Sri Lanka and Korea will continue to develop and strengthen in the years ahead and I look forward to working closely with your Excellency on matters of mutual interest.
Please accept Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration.