BEIJING, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- The ongoing 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has received good wishes from foreign leaders, political parties and organizations around the world.
The messages speak highly of the CPC's leadership as well as China's socio-economic development and global contributions, and express full confidence that the CPC will lead China to even greater prosperity.
The following is an edited summary of some of the messages.
Monica Valente, executive secretary of the Sao Paulo Forum:
The decisions to be made at the 19th CPC National Congress and the new CPC Central Committee will continue leading the Chinese people to tackle various challenges and stride towards the goal of building a prosperous, democratic and modernized socialist society.
Tomislav Nikolic, former president of Serbia and president of the National Council for Coordination with Russia and China:
The status of General Secretary Xi Jinping as the core leader has immense importance to realizing long-term stability and development of the Chinese society and further lifting China's standing on the international stage.
Jean Chretien, former prime minister of Canada:
I wish President Xi and the CPC a successful 19th CPC National Congress and look forward to President Xi's continued leadership in bringing China and the Chinese people continued prosperity and success.
Bhokin Bhalakula, president of the Thai-Chinese Culture and Economy Association:
The presentation and implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative has promoted world peace and development for the benefit of all nations.
Ananda Goonatilleke, president of the Sri Lanka-China Friendship Association:
The CPC has carried out a forceful battle against corruption and promoted the rule of law since the 18th CPC National Congress.
Somphan Phengkhammy, president of the Committee for Peace and Solidarity of Laos:
The CPC has led the Chinese people to accomplish all-round, historic and huge achievements, lifting China's status and influence within the region and on the world stage.
Helmy Al-Hadidy, president of the Afro-Asian People's Solidarity Organization:
"We appreciate the CPC's effort and strong leadership of guiding the Chinese people striving for advanced social and economic development."
Bo Fan, president of U.S. China Partnerships:
Since the 18th CPC National Congress, China, led by the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at the core, has trodden a development path with Chinese characteristics.
John L. Thornton, chairman of the Board of Trustees at the Brookings Institution:
Under the leadership of the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at the core, the Chinese Dream will be realized, and most people around the world will enjoy peace and prosperity.
Charles Tang, chairman of the Brazil-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry and also chair of the Paraguay-China Chamber
Congratulations to the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at the core for the glorious achievements it has made since the 18th CPC National Congress, and wish the 19th CPC National Congress a huge success.