I extend my warmest congratulations to you on the occasion of your 83rd birthday.
On this special day, I honor your deep compassion for the Thai people and unflagging commitment to the development of your beautiful country. Your work has improved the livelihoods of numerous Thai people and inspired others in Thailand and beyond.
Thailand and the United States have enjoyed a close friendship for 182 years, working together to promote prosperity and security in Southeast Asia and the world. I am confident our partnership will continue to grow stronger in the years ahead.
I wish you and the Royal Family continued health and happiness on this joyous occasion.
John F. Kerry