BEIJING, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- Congratulations are pouring in from around the world since Chinese President Xi Jinping was re-elected general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Wednesday.
In their messages, leaders of foreign countries, political parties and organizations also expressed their confidence that the CPC, under Xi's leadership, will guide China toward greater prosperity and a larger international role.
The following is an edited version of some of the messages.
Russian President Vladimir Putin:
The result of the election demonstrates that you have high political prestige and your polices to promote China's social and economic development and advance China's international status are broadly supported by the Chinese people.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel:
The great international challenges require that we cooperate constructively in global institutions and work together for peace and stability.
Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko:
I wish that the CPC, the world's biggest political party, will make greater achievements under your leadership.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in:
I wish that China will realize the Chinese Dream as soon as possible under your leadership, and further contribute to the peace and common prosperity of Northeast Asia and the world.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi:
The CPC's addition of your Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era to its constitution fully demonstrates the Chinese people's great admiration and trust of you, which stem from your achievements as well as your endeavors to improve the people's well-being and realize China's prosperity and stability.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro:
We have witnessed your great contributions to the development of China's economy, politics, society, diplomacy and military. You will lead the CPC for the next five years, which suggests that the CPC will win a new glorious victory.
Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi:
Wish you a new success in continuously carrying out your noble duty of serving your people and governing your country.
Denis Sassou Nguesso, president of the Republic of the Congo:
I am willing to work with you to make new contributions to the development of the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership between the two countries and benefit the two peoples.
Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki:
The 19th CPC National Congress drew a blueprint for China's development for the coming decades. These achievements have set up a significant milestone.
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita:
Your re-election results from the great achievements the CPC has made under your wise leadership. I believe that you will continue to devote yourself to the great cause of improving the Chinese people's well-being in your new term and I wish you a great success in fulfilling this noble historic mission.
Jose Mario Vaz, Guinea-Bissau president:
On behalf of the people of Guinea-Bissau and myself, I extend my warmest congratulations to Your Excellency on being re-elected general secretary of the CPC Central Committee and wish the Chinese people a happy life forever.
Mohamed Bazoum, Niger's minister of state for the interior and president of the Party for Democracy and Socialism:
I believe that under the leadership of Your Excellency, the Chinese people will definitely make new progress on the journey toward achieving the "two centenary goals" and realizing the Chinese Dream of national rejuvenation.