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US congratulates Gambia on 49th independence anniversary

Feb 20, 2014, 9:26 AM

The government of the United States of America has sent best wishes to the government and people of The Gambia on the occasion of the country’s 49th independence anniversary, which was celebrated on Tuesday 18th February.

In a statement issued on behalf of the American people and posted on the Facebook page of the US Embassy in Banjul, US Secretary of State John Kerry said: ‘‘On behalf of the American people, I send best wishes to the government and people of The Gambia as they celebrate 49 years of independence on February 18.

‘‘We celebrate with you on this joyous occasion, and look forward to working with you to build a better future for all Gambians.

‘‘The United States wishes the government and people of The Gambia a festive celebration and prosperous year.’’

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