Bolivian Independence Day

Press Statement

Rex W. Tillerson
Secretary of State

Washington, DC

August 5, 2017

On behalf of the United States Government, congratulations to the people of Bolivia on the anniversary of your independence on August 6.

The United States and the people of Bolivia enjoy a deep and lasting relationship based on mutual respect. We take pride in our partnership with the Bolivian people to advance entrepreneurship and education initiatives that help Bolivians realize their full potential. The United States is one of Bolivia’s most important trading partners and we are committed to promoting mutually beneficial trade. We will continue to cooperate to protect and preserve Bolivia’s rich cultural heritage. We welcome the prospect of future collaboration based on mutual benefit and mutual respect.