The Gambia National Day

Press Statement
John Kerry
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
February 18, 2016


On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send best wishes to the people of The Gambia on the 51st anniversary of your independence on February 18.

I look forward to working together in the coming year to strengthen democracy, promote human dignity, and combat terrorism and extremism.

I wish all Gambians a joyful anniversary celebration.