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Cablegate: Message From the Crown Prince and Commander-In-

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

UNCLAS MANAMA 001073

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR S/ES-CR AND NEA/ARP

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: OPDC PREL AMGT BA
SUBJECT: MESSAGE FROM THE CROWN PRINCE AND COMMANDER-IN-
CHIEF OF THE BAHRAIN DEFENCE FORCE SHAIKH SALMAN BIN HAMAD
AL-KHALIFA, TO THE HON. GEORGE W. BUSH, PRESIDENT OF THE
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

On July 6, 2004, post received from the office of the Crown
Prince of the Kingdom of Bahrain, the following letter on
the occasion of the President's birthday.

Begin text of the letter:

6th July 2004

His Excellency
The Hon. George W. Bush
President of the United States of America
Washington, D.C.

Dear President Bush,

May I extend to you my sincere congratulations on the
occasion of your 58th birthday.

Kindly accept my best wishes for your personal health and
happiness and for the continued prosperity and well being of
the friendly people of the United States of America.

Salman Bin Hamad Al-Khalifa
Crown Prince and Commander-in-Chief
of the Bahrain Defence Force

End text of letter.

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