printable banner

U.S. Department of State - Great Seal

U.S. Department of State

Diplomacy in Action

Papua New Guinea Independence Day


Press Statement
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
September 15, 2011

Share

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Papua New Guinea as you celebrate your 36th Independence Day this September 16.

The United States and Papua New Guinea share a strong history of partnership rooted in our commitment to democratic values and traditions. This partnership continues to strengthen today as we work together to promote open and transparent government, mitigate the impact of global climate change, combat the spread of infectious disease, and advance the status of women.

As you mark your independence and celebrate this special day, know that the United States joins you in the spirit of friendship and cooperation. Congratulations and best wishes for peace and prosperity in the years to come.



PRN: 2011/1504

Sign-in

Do you already have an account on one of these sites? Click the logo to sign in and create your own customized State Department page. Want to learn more? Check out our FAQ!

OpenID is a service that allows you to sign in to many different websites using a single identity. Find out more about OpenID and how to get an OpenID-enabled account.