FSMIS (January 24, 2014): Federated States of Micronesia President Manny Mori expresses "warmest congratulations" to Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott and the people of Australia on the occasion of their celebration of Australia Day.
"While Australians celebrate this day and reflect on the country's great achievements, we share in your festive spirit and ponder on the privileges and benefits we have enjoyed sine the establishment of our diplomatic relations. My country attaches great importance to its bilateral relations with Australia and take much pride in it. With your great leadership, Australia will continue to make significant progress for the betterment of its people and carry on the universal recognition of being a "global citizen". Given our shared perspectives on many regional and international issues, I am confident that our strong bilateral relationship will continue to flourish."
The President further expresses that FSM stands with Australia as a Pacific partner "joined by common bond of friendship and family".
President Mori sends his congratulatory message today, January 24.