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Pope sends telegram of gratitude to Myanmar after Apostolic Visit

Pope Francis arrives in Bangladesh from his Visit to Myanmar - AFP

Pope Francis arrives in Bangladesh from his Visit to Myanmar - AFP

30/11/2017 11:09

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis sent a telegramme of gratitude to the people of Myanmar as he departed Yangon's airport at the end of his Apostolic Journey to the country.

Thanking President Htin Kyaw and all people of Myanmar for the "warm and generous welcome", Pope Francis blessed them and offered his "fervent prayers for harmony and peace in the nation."

The original telegramme is below:

HIS EXCELLENCY Htin Kyaw

PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR

NAYPYIDAW

AS I DEPART FROM MYANMAR TO CONTINUE MY APOSTOLIC JOURNEY TO BANGLADESH, I RENEW MY DEEP APPRECIATION TO YOUR EXCELLENCY, THE GOVERNMENT AND THE BELOVED PEOPLE OF MYANMAR FOR YOUR WARM WELCOME AND GENEROUS HOSPITALITY.  INVOKING ABUNDANT DIVINE BLESSINGS UPON ALL OF YOU, I OFFER THE ASSURANCE OF MY FERVENT PRAYERS FOR HARMONY AND PEACE IN THE NATION. 

FRANCISCUS PP.

30/11/2017 11:09