Vientiane, 16 February 2018
On behalf of the Government, people of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic and on my own behalf, I have a great pleasure to convey to Your Excellency my warmest congratulations on the occasion of your election as the President of the Republic of South Africa.
I look forward to working with Your Excellency in order to further enhance the friendly relations and good cooperation between the Lao People’s Democratic Republic and the Republic of South Africa for mutual benefits of our two peoples.
I would like to wish Your Excellency good health, happiness and success in your noble tasks and people of South Africa continued progress and prosperity.
Please accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration.
of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic
His Excellency Cyril Ramaphosa
President of the Republic of South Africa