Highlights of foreign congratulatory messages on Xi's re-election as CPC chief (5)
 ( 2017.10.28 )

BEIJING, Oct. 28 (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.

John Magufuli, president of Tanzania and chairman of the Party of the Revolution:

"Xi's re-election as general secretary of the CPC Central Committee will lead China to a brighter future and present a more powerful nation to the world."

Uhuru Kenyatta, president of Kenya and leader of the Jubilee Party of Kenya:

"Under the leadership of the CPC Central Committee with Xi at the core, China has achieved great development achievements, which have attracted worldwide attention."

Aung San Suu Kyi, state counselor of Myanmar and leader of the National League for Democracy:

"I believe that under Xi's leadership, the CPC will achieve the great victory in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects and the great success of socialism with Chinese characteristics for a new era."

Mauricio Macri, president of Argentina:

"I have read about Xi's report delivered at the opening session of the 19th CPC National Congress and I wish the two-stage development plan proposed by Xi will be achieved successfully."

Abdul Rashid Dostum, first vice president of Afghanistan and chairman of the National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan:

"Under Xi's leadership, China will continue to achieve greater success in development and realize prosperity of the whole nation."

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party:

"Over the past five years, Xi has led China to unprecedented achievements in economic, social and diplomatic fields with his strategic visions and his quality of perseverance."

Norodom Ranariddh, president of the Funcinpec Party of Cambodia:

"Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era will have significant impact on global socialism and the human society."

Gwede Mantashe, secretary-general of the African National Congress of South Africa:

"We have full confidence in Xi's leadership in the successful implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative and 'in creating a peaceful and mutually prosperous global environment.'"

Domingos Simoes Pereira, leader of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde of Guinea-Bissau:

"Under Xi's leadership, the CPC will stay united to realize the Chinese people's expectations for a better future."

Jotham Napat, president of the Leaders Party of Vanuatu:

"I firmly believe your vision as portrayed in your official statement at this CPC congress, for a better China, reinforces our closeness and strong partnership both internationally and politically."

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