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Cablegate: Bangladesh: Congratulatory Message From Head Of

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DE RUEHKA #1297 3490552
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 140552Z DEC 08
FM AMEMBASSY DHAKA
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 7943

UNCLAS DHAKA 001297

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR S/ES-CR AND S/ES-O

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: OPDC PREL OVIP KDEM PGOV PHUM BT BG
SUBJECT: BANGLADESH: CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE FROM HEAD OF
POLITICAL PARTY JAMAAT-E-ISLAMI

REF: SECSTATE 118192

1. (U) Below is the text of a letter of congratulations to
President-elect Obama from Motiur Rahman Nizami, head of the
political party Jamaat-e-Islami. We will forward the
original to SCA/PB.

2. (U) Begin text:

H.E. Mr. Barack Obama
President Elect
The United States of America

Excellency,

I, on behalf of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami and on my own
behalf express heartiest congratulations and felicitations
for your landslide victory and elected as the President of
the United States of America in yesterday's Presidential
Election. Your election has inspired the world community to
establish democracy all over the world. Your slogan
"Change-We need" has been accepted by Americans and the rest
of the world also appreciated it for a qualitative change in
your country and in the world.

We hope under your able and dynamic leadership the United
States of America will go ahead towards peace, prosperity,
social, economic and political advancement and USA will be
able to overcome all its burning problems like economic
depression and restlessness. The oppressed and distressed
humanity will regain their rights from all sorts of
oppression, repression, aggression, intervention and peace
will be established in the world. We hope during your tenure
the Middle-East crisis will be resolved in a peaceful way.

We wish you grand success, a happy and prosperous long life.

Motiur Rahman Nizami
/signed/
Ameer, Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami & Former Minister
Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh

End Text.
MORIARTY

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