Sunday May 17, 2009
KUALA LUMPUR: US President Barack Obama has congratulated Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on his appointment as the Prime Minister of Malaysia and says he is looking forward to working closely with Najib in the months and years ahead.
In a congratulatory message to Najib, Obama said: “Our two countries have an excellent relationship, and I know that you have played an important role in developing those ties.
“You and I have the privilege of leading our countries at a time full of both challenges and opportunities. Our actions will have profound consequences, and our combined efforts can have lasting positive impact,” he said.
Obama said he looked forward to working closely with Najib to overcome these challenges and take advantage of these opportunities. “I wish you every success as you take on your new responsibilities as Prime Minister,” he added. — Bernama
Shahrul Peshawar – We are the 16th largest business partner to US, yet they recognize Najib after 3 months…. why ah?