BEIJING, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- Messages of solidarity and encouragement continued to pour in as foreign leaders, political parties and organizations hailed the role of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in China's socio-economic development with the 19th National Congress of the party entering its third day in Beijing Friday.
The following is an edited version of some of the messages:
Gwede Mantashe, secretary-general, African National Congress (ANC), South Africa
The National Executive Committee of the ANC would like to wish the CPC well in holding its congress at a pivotal moment in the history of the CPC as it leads the Chinese people in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects while developing socialism with Chinese characteristics.
Francois Ngarambe, secretary-general, Rwanda Patriotic Front-Inkotanyi The Rwanda Patriotic Front-Inkotanyi ... recognizes the important historical landmarks and decisions of the Communist Party of China over the years, and wishes that the 19th National Congress will confidently lay out China's transformational path for yet another ... five years.
Secretariat of the Council of Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front
China, over the past five years, has accomplished outstanding achievements in domestic and diplomatic affairs. The China-Africa cooperation has also been further strengthened in recent years via various rigorous cooperation mechanisms between the two sides.
Nangolo Mbumba, secretary-general, Southwest African People's Organization (SWAPO), Namibia
(The) SWAPO party values and cherishes the role and contribution of the People's Republic of China to peace and economic development and transformation.
Matteo Renzi, secretary, Democratic Party, Italy
China ... has become a leading (figure) on the global stage. The 19th CPC National Congress will inject more energy into China's future development.
Mauro Lopes, secretary-general, Brazilian Democratic Movement Party (PMDB)
The PMDB ... wishes the 19th CPC National Congress ... success and hopes ... relations between China and Brazil will (have) more fruitful achievements.
Pedro Gonzalez, secretary-general, Democratic Revolutionary Party, Panama
China has taken a huge responsibility for world peace, stability and prosperity. The achievements of the 19th CPC National Congress will help China play a more constructive role on the world stage.
Farid Niyazov, first deputy leader, Social Democratic Party of Kyrgyzstan
Under the leadership of the CPC, China has successfully established the socialist market economy, made outstanding achievements in building a socialist country with highly efficient economy, and promoted prestige at home and abroad.
Gleisi Hoffmann, leader of Brazil's Workers' Party, and Monica Valente, the party's secretary on international relations
China's positive contributions to global economic development and its expanding role in global governance have shown that China has been walking (with) firm steps on the path of development.