US President Donald Trump/File photo
Washington (People's Daily) - US President Donald Trump sent his Lunar New Year greetings on Friday. In the statement released by the White House, Trump greeted everyone in the US and around the world celebrating Chinese New Year a Happy Lunar New Year.
Trump honored Asian-Americans, citing their countless contributions to national unity and makeup.
He also highlighted the rich heritage and the importance of traditions and familial ties for Asian Americans.
"According to tradition, the dog represents qualities such as honesty, reliability, and sincerity. These are virtues that all Americans celebrate and hold dear,” Trump said in the statement. "Today and every day we redouble our commitment to maintaining these values in all that we do."
Trump and his wife expressed their best wishes for a Happy Lunar New Year as people come together to celebrate this special occasion with family gatherings, fireworks, festivals, and parades.
Snapshot of the Presidential Message in Celebration of the Lunar New Year (Photo: whitehouse.gov)