OREANDA-NEWS. The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana on the eve of their Independence Day (May 26, 2016).

In a message to His Excellency Brig. (Retd) David Arthur Granger, the President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, the President has said, “On behalf of the Government, the people of India and on my own behalf, it gives me great pleasure to convey to Your Excellency, warm felicitations on the occasion of the Independence Day of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana.

The relations between India and Guyana are based on the solid foundation of shared history and culture. These have been further strengthened through exchanges of high level visits and people-to-people contacts. Your Excellency’s meeting with Prime Minister of India in New York in September 2015 has imparted a fresh impetus to our ties. I am confident that this spirit of cooperation will be further enhanced in the coming years.

I take this opportunity to convey to Your Excellency my best wishes for your well being and for the continued prosperity and progress of the friendly people of Guyana”.