Highlights of foreign congratulatory messages on Xi's re-election as CPC chief (8)
 ( 2017.10.29 )

BEIJING, Oct. 29 (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.

Robert Mugabe, president and first secretary of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front and president of Zimbabwe:

"Your re-election shows that the CPC fully recognizes your extraordinary ability and foresight in leading the party. We highly appreciate that China, under your leadership, has given priority to the development of African countries and provided valuable assistance for Africa's socio-economic development in various fields."

Ali Bongo Ondimba, president of the Gabonese Democratic Party and president of Gabon:

"On behalf of my party and myself, I extend warm congratulations to you and sincerely wish you a new victory in leading your county to realize the Chinese Dream of national rejuvenation."

Alpha Conde, chairperson of the African Union and president of Guinea:

"The CPC Constitution has enshrined Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, which demonstrates Xi's significant role in the historic course of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation."

Muhammadu Buhari, president of Nigeria:

"Your widely acknowledged wise and firm leadership has played a critical role in the changes in China in the past five years and the renewal of your term will no doubt strengthen the unity of the CPC and its central, unified leadership and further enhance cohesiveness of the Chinese nation."

Emomali Rahmon, leader of the People's Democratic Party of Tajikistan and president of Tajikistan:

"The achievements of the 19th CPC National Congress have fully demonstrated that the policy of comprehensive modernization being carried out under your leadership has won broad and firm support of the whole society."

Almazbek Atambayev, president of Kyrgyzstan:

"Your re-election shows that the country trusts your internal and external policies to consolidate the stable development of the country."

Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, president of Turkmenistan:

"Your re-election indicates that the Chinese people have full confidence in their leader and the policies carried out under your leadership to comprehensively deepen the reform, improve the people's livelihood and invigorate the national spirit."

Salva Kiir Mayardit, chairman of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) and president of South Sudan:

"I congratulate you on your re-election and I am looking forward to strengthening bilateral relations in order to benefit the two peoples."

Lenin Moreno, president of PAIS Alliance and president of Ecuador:

"China plays a fundamental role in building an international order of multi-polarization, and with no doubt is a decisive force in the 21st century."

Juan Carlos Varela, president of Panamenista Party and president of Panama:

"I expresses the sincerest congratulations to you for your re-election and for Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era being enshrined into the CPC Constitution."

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