Highlights of foreign congratulatory messages on 19th CPC National Congress (19)
 ( 2017.10.25 )

BEIJING, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) -- The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) received good wishes from foreign leaders, political parties and organizations around the world before it concluded on Tuesday.

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.

Edgar Lungu, president of Zambia:

"Zambia truly appreciates the support rendered under the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) framework as well as the Twinning Program, both of which will greatly contribute to the acceleration of our country's growth."

Joseph Kabila, president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo:

The 19th CPC National Congress is of crucial importance and is set to benefit the Chinese people.

Azali Assoumani, president of the Comoros:

Since the 18th CPC National Congress, China has made historic achievements in structural reforms and steady development. The Comoros wishes the 19th CPC National Congress a success and pays its highest respects to General Secretary Xi Jinping.

Nabih Berri, chairman of the Amal Movement and speaker of the parliament of Lebanon:

Wish the 19th CPC National Congress a success in leading the Chinese people to achieve national rejuvenation, address challenges and promote economic and social development.

Abdulla Maseeh Mohamed, leader of the Progressive Party of Maldives and speaker of the Maldives parliament:

China has witnessed strong economic and social development in recent years and the CPC Central Committee with Xi Jinping at the core deserves all the credit.

Kabir Hashim, general secretary of the United National Party and minister of public enterprise development of Sri Lanka:

The endeavors of the CPC enjoy support of the Chinese people and promote China's social development in all areas.

Ahn Cheol-soo, leader of People's Party of South Korea:

The 19th CPC National Congress will open a new era for China's developments in all areas.

Raivis Dzintars, co-chairman of the National Alliance "All For Latvia!"-"For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK":

The 19th CPC National Congress "is a major political event that will reinforce the rule of the party, leadership and the nation, as well as its engagement with the world."

Ahmad Hariri, secretary general of the Future Movement of Lebanon:

The 19th CPC National Congress will further enhance the role China plays in the international and regional affairs.

Taulant Balla, secretary general of the Socialist Party of Albania:

Since the 18th CPC National Congress, "China has made remarkable progress under the leadership of the CPC and remains an inspiration to developing countries and the whole world."

Sardar Yaqoob Khan Nasar, senior vice president of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz:

Pakistan wishes to deepen the friendship between the two peoples and further promote bilateral relations.

Patrick Pruaitch, leader of Papua New Guinea's National Alliance Party:

Under the leadership of the CPC, China has developed its economy rapidly and raised the living standard of its people greatly.

Nicolas Sarkozy, former French president:

The 19th CPC National Congress is a key event in China's political life, so critical to the country's future.

Christine Muttonen, president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe:

Look forward to deepening bilateral cooperation and wish the congress a success.