Political parties, organizations and politicians from other countries have sent congratulatory messages to the Communist Party of China on the convening of its 19th National Congress in Beijing on Oct 18.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang confirmed such messages at a daily news conference in Beijing on Oct 18.
“This shows the great attention paid by the international community toward the 19th CPC National Congress. We would like to express appreciation for this,” Lu said.
The Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee extended “the warmest congratulations” in a message, and said the Chinese people have made tremendous achievements under the leadership of the CPC Central Committee with Xi Jinping as its core, Xinhua News Agency reported.
The Lao People’s Revolutionary Party Central Committee said in a message that the Chinese government and people will surely make greater achievements on the socialist path with Chinese characteristics.
The Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee extended “brotherly, amicable greetings” in a congratulatory message to CPC leaders and all party members, saying that under the leadership of the CPC, the Chinese people achieved great economic and social development, giving China outstanding status on the world stage.
The Central Committee of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s Workers’ Party of Korea sent a congratulatory message on Oct 18, sincerely wishing the congress a great success.
Leaders having sent congratulatory messages included Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli, and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic.