Highlights of foreign congratulatory messages on 19th CPC National Congress (6)
 ( 2017.10.20 )

BEIJING, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- The ongoing 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) National Congress has received good wishes from foreign leaders, political parties and organizations around the world.

The messages speak highly of the CPC's leadership as well as China's socio-economic development and global contributions and express full confidence that the CPC will lead China to even greater prosperity.

The following is an edited summary of some of the messages.

Philip Mangula, vice chairman of Tanzania's Chama Cha Mapinduzi Party

In the last five years, the CPC pushed forward a four-pronged comprehensive strategy and led the nation to its new accomplishments in various aspects of economic and social development.

Jan Zahradil, president of the Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe

"The role of the People's Republic of China in the contemporary world and its system of international relations is becoming more and more important ... Also we acknowledge the Belt and Road Initiative as one of the most impressive foreign policy initiatives of the 21st century."

George A. Papandreou, president of the Socialist International, former Greek prime minister

"In these turbulent times, the 19th National Congress of the CPC gives a strong message of unity, cohesion and determination to fight for peace, sustainable development and the creation of harmonious world societies."

Jean-Pierre Raffarin, former French prime minister

The development strategy set by the 19th CPC National Congress not only concerns the Chinese people, but also will influence the whole world. The CPC has undertaken self-reforms to better serve the Chinese people and improved the working style of the Chinese government by fighting corruption.

Stephen Perry, chairman of Britain's 48 Group Club

"The last five years have seen President Xi lead China into a new quality developing economy ... It is one of the great economic achievements of the world and has placed the CPC as the world's leading economic development manager."

James Sassoon, chairman of the China-Britain Business Council:

"There is every reason to be confident about the country's growth under the new leadership to be elected during the Congress (the 19th CPC National Congress) for the next five-year term."

Richard Ssewakiryanga, presiding officer of the Economic, Social and Cultural Council of the African Union

China has set a model for the whole world in promoting the four-pronged comprehensive strategy and sticking to the five major development concepts of innovation, coordination, greening, opening up and inclusiveness. Those achievements China has gained are extraordinary.

Abbas Zaki, a member of Fatah Central Committee and commissioner for relations with Arab countries and China

Chinese President Xi Jinping has led his country onto an innovation-based development path, and strived to realize the Chinese Dream of great national rejuvenation by strengthening the rule of law and fighting corruption.

Alicia Barcena, the executive secretary of UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

The 19th CPC National Congress will certainly have a profound effect on the future of China and the whole world.