By The Nation
“On behalf of the people of Thailand, I wish to extend my warmest congratulations to you and Governor Mike Pence for being elected the next President and Vice President of the United States of America. Your victory is remarkable and clear evidence that the American people have placed their trust and confidence in you to lead the country forward. I offer you my best wishes and support in this regard,” Prayut said in his message to Trump.
In the message, Prayut said bonds of friendship between peoples of the two nations have always been strong and enduring.
“I truly believe that the relationship between Thailand and the United States will be strengthened under your leadership. I look forward to working closely with you and Vice President- elect Pence to reinvigorate the mutually beneficial relationship between our two countries and peoples, and advance the strategic partnership between ASEAN and the United States,” the message said.