The Government and People of the Federal Republic of Somalia congratulate the Government and People of the United States of America on the special occasion of Independence Day on July 4th.

The United States of America is a progressive and prosperous nation with which Somalia enjoys strong bilateral relations. The Government and People of Somalia consider America a valuable partner, supporter and an ally in the nation’s development journey. Therefore, the Government of Somalia seeks to further strengthen its ties with the United States through cooperation in all areas of mutual benefit going forward.

On this day of celebrations, the Somali people wish further progress and prosperity in the year ahead for the American nation and its entire people.