03 Feb '11, 2am

President Barack Obama sent best wishes for the Lunar New Year that kicks off on Thursday.

President Barack Obama sent best wishes for the Lunar New Year that kicks off on Thursday.

'As people of all cultures and faiths welcome in the new year, let all of us celebrate our families and our ancestors, and enjoy the company of our loved ones,' Mr Obama said. -- PHOTO: AP WASHINGTON - PRESIDENT Barack Obama sent best wishes for the Lunar New Year that kicks off on Thursday, as revelers across the United States and around the world prepared to usher in the 'Year of the Rabbit.' 'As people of all cultures and faiths welcome in the new year, let all of us celebrate our families and our ancestors, and enjoy the company of our loved ones,' Mr Obama said in a statement, noting many Americans were celebrating the new Chinese calendar with festivities. 'Many Americans of Asian descent will carry on the rich traditions of their heritage, reminding us again that America's strength comes from the richness of our cultures and the diversity of our people. 'I wish all ...

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