BEIJING, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- Congratulations have been 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.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, chairman of New Azerbaijan Party:
The 19th National Congress of the CPC adopted a series of important resolutions, especially the new governance strategies proposed by you, and defined the direction of the CPC.
Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma, leader of All People's Congress of Sierra Leone:
I have received with joy and satisfaction the good news about your re-election as general secretary of the CPC. Let me take this opportunity to heartily congratulate you on your election and wish you continued success in that high office.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame, chairman of the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF):
It is our belief that your continued leadership of the party and the country is good for China. Furthermore, it will strengthen the already excellent relationship between the CPC and the RPF, and lead to greatly accelerated cooperation between our two countries.
Mahamadou Issoufou, president of Niger:
The CPC and the Chinese people support you to continue to work as general secretary of the CPC Central Committee because you care about national construction, lead China towards lasting prosperity and development, and win the respect and appreciation of the world.
Faustin-Archange Touadera, president of Central African Republic:
Since the 18th National Congress of the CPC, China has scored remarkable achievements in political, economic, social and other respects under your wise leadership, and set up a model for the development of African countries.
Azali Assoumani, president of the Comoros:
On behalf of the government and people of the Comoros and in my own name, I extend warm congratulations to you on your re-election as general secretary of the CPC Central Committee.
Moldovan President Igor Dodon:
I believe that you, in that high office, will make even greater contribution to national prosperity and happiness of the people.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko:
Your re-election has once again proven that you enjoy high prestige within the CPC and is highly trusted by the Chinese people.
Uruguayan President Tabare Vazquez:
I extend my wholehearted congratulations to you on your re-election as general secretary of the CPC Central Committee and wish you greater success in governance.
Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, president of the Croatian Democratic Union:
In particular, I wish to extend my most cordial congratulations to you on your re-election as general secretary. I wish you great success in carrying out this high and responsible duty in the time ahead.