KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 (Bernama) — United States President Barack Obama has congratulated Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on his appointment as the prime minister of Malaysia and said he looked forward to working closely with Najib in the months and years ahead.
In a congratulatory message sent 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.
Source : Bernama