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.
Hage Geingob, president of Namibia and president of SWAPO Party of Namibia:
China's sustained economic growth has provided a reference model for numerous developing countries including Namibia. With practical actions, the CPC and Chinese people have vividly illustrated "A friend in need is a friend indeed." The Chinese people and Namibian people are friends indeed.
Khaleda Zia, chairperson of Bangladesh Nationalist Party and former prime minister of Bangladesh:
Through unremitting efforts, the CPC has been continuously promoting modernization of the country. After the 19th CPC National Congress, the CPC will definitely lead China to achieve greater success, opening a new chapter in building a modern society and establishing a harmonious world.
Hussain Muhammad Ershad, chairman of Bangladesh Jatiya Party and former president of Bangladesh:
The CPC has made tremendous achievements in promoting China's economic development and maintaining social stability. Bangladesh highly appreciates the Belt and Road Initiative, which will absolutely promote economic growth and achieve development and prosperity in developing and underdeveloped countries.
Jonas Gahr Store, leader of Norway's Labor Party:
"China has made enormous progress in our time, and your achievements in creating rapid social and economic progress are truly impressive. We look to China in meeting the great global challenges of our time, such as Climate Change, and to harvest the benefits of multilateral cooperation and trade."
Ricardo Anaya, president of Mexico's National Action Party:
I strongly believe that the CPC is capable of leading its people to develop China into a great modern socialist country that is prosperous, strong, democratic, culturally advanced, harmonious and beautiful.
Bernard Accoyer, general secretary of The Republicans party of France:
Since the 18th CPC National Congress, the CPC has introduced a series of major initiatives in promoting peace and socio-economic development, protecting the environment and eliminating poverty.
Felipe Uscategui Romero, general secretary of the Social Party of National Unity of Colombia:
We wish the CPC will continue its important mission of leading China's development and improving people's living standard.
German Cordoba Ordonez, general secretary of the Radical Change party of Colombia:
The CPC stands for the supreme interest of the Chinese people, and bears the important tasks of promoting further comprehensive development and raising people's living standard.
Richard Mdakane, president of the South African National Civic Organization:
"I am confident that the world will benefit profoundly from the resolutions of this 19th CPC National Congress."
Dominique de Villepin, former French prime minister:
The Belt and Road Initiative has rapidly achieved remarkable and concrete results in infrastructure construction and transnational investment. We believe that under the leadership of the CPC, China will provide the world with more and more plans of Chinese fashion based on previous achievements.
Leonid Kravchuk, former and first president of Ukraine and honorary chairman of Ukraine's Friendship Association with China:
During the past five years, China has made great performance in both domestic and foreign affairs. The Belt and Road Initiative put forward by President Xi Jinping will promote global economic development as well as global peace.
Manolo Pichardo, president of the Permanent Conference of Political Parties of Latin America and the Caribbean:
The leaders of the CPC have effectively responded to profound changes of the international situation, and have turned China into a hub of development and prosperity.