Ugandan Head of State Yoweri Museveni has congratulated President Paul Kagame after his re-election in a special message dated on August 8th.
Museveni expressed his delight and that of his country, that Kagame who he enjoys a cordial relationship with had been re-elected to a third term in office.
“It gives me a great pleasure on this occasion of your victory to extend to you, on my own behalf our very warm congratulations on your re-election as President of the Republic of Rwanda. I had already congratulated you by phone on the 6th August 2017.”
Museveni wrote in an official letter that; “Excellence, your re-election for a third term and landslide victory reflects the voice and will of the people of Rwanda. It is a clear testimony of the trust, confidence and hope they have in you and your leadership.
“By you winning 99% of the votes counted, the people of Rwanda have spoken! I also congratulate them on their active participation in the electoral process and the peaceful conclusion of the elections.”
Museveni further thanked his counterpart for the hard work done in the last two decades to rebuild Rwanda into a stable nation and how it has continued to register strong economic growth and development.