US President Joe Biden sent Republic Day greetings to Guyana President Irfaan Ali and the Guyanese nation on the occasion of the country’s 51st anniversary that was celebrated on February 23. Biden’s message reads:
“It is my pleasure to send congratulations to the people of Guyana as you celebrate 51 years as a republic on February 23 (1970). I wish you (The President) and all the people of Guyana safe and joyous republic Day celebrations. The challenges of Covid 19 affect all of us and make clear that we must advance our partnership to face the global pandemic together.
In the year ahead, I look forward to our teams addressing the issues and security concerns that threaten our shared interests, while building on Guyana’s economic growth and development. Guyana is a strong democracy. I look forward to strengthening our bilateral relationship based on shared principles of good governance, prosperity, and security”.