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Cablegate: Macau Sarg Letter of Congratulations To

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OO RUEHCN RUEHGH RUEHVC
DE RUEHHK #2061 3150927
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 100927Z NOV 08
FM AMCONSUL HONG KONG
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 6210
INFO RUEHOO/CHINA POSTS COLLECTIVE

UNCLAS HONG KONG 002061

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR S/ES-CR, S/ES-O, EP/CM

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PGOV HK
SUBJECT: MACAU SARG LETTER OF CONGRATULATIONS TO
PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMA

REF: STATE 118192

1. (U.) Below is the text of a letter of congratulations to
President-elect Obama from Macau Special Administration
Region Chief Executive Ho Hau Wah (Edmund Ho). We will
forward the original, and fax a copy, to EAP/CM.

2. Begin Text,

The Honourable Barack Obama
President-elect of the United States of America

Your Excellency,

On behalf of the Government of the Macao Special
Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, I
wish to extend our warmest congratulations on your assumption
as the President-elect of the United States of America.

I am confident that your country will make greater
progress under your leadership. I would also like to take
this opportunity to wish you all the best in the years ahead
as well as good achievements in you new post.

May the friendly relations and cooperation between the
Macao Special Administrative Region and the United States of
America develop continuously.

Please accept, Your Excellency, the assurances of my
highest consideration.

//signed//

Ho Hau Wah
Chief Executive
Macao Special Administrative Region

End text.
DONOVAN

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