US Secretary of State, John Kerry congratulate the people of Papua New Guinea on the 38th anniversary of independence this September 16.
press statement via US Departement of State website, today, states The
United States and Papua New Guinea have enjoyed a close friendship,
working together on issues such as the environmentally responsible use
of natural resources, human rights and gender equality, and over-arching
cooperation in the Pacific Region.
"It is my hope that
we will continue to expand our joint efforts across a broad range of
social and economic issues in the coming years."
said, "The United States is committed to peace and prosperity for Papua
New Guinea and the Pacific Region, and we join you in the spirit of our
continuing friendship and cooperation. I send all the people of Papua
New Guinea my best wishes for a year of peace, progress, and