Department of State
September 24, 2017
On behalf of the government of the United States, congratulations to the people of Guinea-Bissau as you celebrate your national independence on September 24.
The United States and Guinea-Bissau have had a long and valued partnership. The United States will continue to work with your government to strengthen democratic institutions, bolster economic growth and development, and improve security and human rights in Guinea- Bissau.
We extend to the people of Guinea-Bissau wishes of future success and prosperity as you commemorate your National Day.