His Excellency Mr. Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
On behalf of the people and Government of the Republic of the Philippines, I congratulate Your Excellency on the occasion of your National Day.
I look forward to the strengthening of our bilateral relations through enhanced cooperation especially in the political, economic, and cultural fields and through collaborative efforts on issues of mutual importance to our nations and the international community.
I wish Your Excellency good health and success as you lead the people of Azerbaijan to lasting peace and prosperity.
Benigno S. Aquino III
President of Republic of the Philippines