Highlights of foreign congratulatory messages on Xi's re-election as CPC chief (9)
 ( 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.

Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain, senior leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz:

"The Belt and Road Initiative has been proved to be effective in addressing problems facing mankind. The government and people of Pakistan are willing to work together with the Chinese people to build a global community with a shared future."

Czech President Milos Zeman:

"I hope that the two countries will establish an effective strategic cooperation mechanism, further enhance dialogue and expand pragmatic cooperation."

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf:

"Let me congratulate you for your commitment and visionary leadership, which have led to Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era being enshrined into the CPC Constitution."

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi:

"I heartily wish you will smoothly fulfil this sublime duty and lead the friendly Chinese people moving ahead unceasingly."

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed:

"I sincerely wish that, under your leadership and under the guidance of the 19th National Congress of the CPC, China will achieve new and greater achievements in achieving the 'two centenary goals' and the Chinese Dream of national rejuvenation."

Seychelles President Danny Faure:

"The enshrinement of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era into the CPC Constitution will fully unleash China's development potential and lead China into a new era."

Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz:

"The establishment of your brilliant thought as the guiding ideology of the CPC and the great achievements scored by the friendly Chinese people under your leadership have fully demonstrated your outstanding leadership as well as your strategic thinking in mapping out a bright future for the Chinese people and consolidating the foundation of world peace."

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic:

"I believe that you will, in this important office, make unremitting efforts as always for the comprehensive development of the country and better welfare of the people."

Mongolian President Khaltmaa Battulga:

"I am glad to know that the 19th CPC National Congress has successfully concluded and you were re-elected general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, and I sincerely extend my hearty congratulations."

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, secretary-general of People's Action Party:

"I firmly believe that, under the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, you and the new CPC Central Committee will surely be able to continuously lead China towards comprehensive development and smoothly achieve its 'two centenary goals.'"

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