Foreign congratulatory messages sent to China as 20th CPC National Congress concludes
Important event to 'profoundly impact global political, economic landscape'
Published: Oct 23, 2022 09:25 PM
Delegates step out of the Great Hall of the People as the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China concludes on October 22, 2022. Photo: VCG

Delegates step out of the Great Hall of the People as the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China concludes on October 22, 2022. Photo: VCG

The 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) came to a successful conclusion on the morning of October 22 at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing after electing a new CPC Central Committee and a new Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, and passing the Resolution on the Report of the 19th CPC Central Committee, the Resolution on the Work Report of the 19th Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the Resolution on the Revised Constitution of the CPC. 

Leaders of foreign countries, diplomats and leaders of foreign political parties sent their congratulatory messages to China on the successful convening of the Congress, which attracted global attention, and for the positive signals carried out during the meeting that indicate China will continue making progress and contributing to global  development. 

Xi Jinping was elected general secretary of the 20th Central Committee of the CPC at the committee's first plenary session held on Sunday, according to a communiqué, the Xinhua News Agency reported on Sunday. 

The session, presided over by Xi, was attended by 203 members of the 20th CPC Central Committee and 168 alternate members.

Xi was also named chairman of the CPC Central Military Commission at the session

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Xi for being reelected as the general secretary of the CPC Central Committee of on Sunday, according to a copy of the telegram of congratulations published on the Kremlin website on Sunday, Russia's TASS news agency reported.

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday also congratulated Xi on his reelection as CPC General Secretary, Shehbaz said on Twitter.

The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev also sent a congratulatory message to Xi on the successful completion of the 20th Congress of the CPC and his reelection to the post of general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, Uzbekistan media reported. 

The 20th National Congress of the CPC is indeed an important political event which would profoundly impact the global political and economic landscape, Pakistani Ambassador to China Moin ul Haque told the Global Times in written form on Sunday. 

The ambassador said that due to China's deep integration with the global economy and trade, China's stable economic growth is pivotal for global post-COVID economic recovery. Seen from this perspective, it is hoped that the Congress delegates would discuss in detail issues such as globalization, economic integration, supply-chain resilience and connectivity. 

"I am confident that the outcome of the Congress would definitely send a message of stability to the jittery world markets and become the harbinger of sustainable development of humankind," said Haque. 

Undoubtedly, this 20th CPC National Congress is one of the most important events for China and the world since China today represents one of the most dynamic countries in the world and has established itself internationally as a relevant and responsible actor. This has been demonstrated in concrete practice, such as the unprecedented solidarity displayed with the neediest countries within the framework of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Argentine Ambassador to China Sabino Vaca Narvaja, told the Global Times previously. 

Leaders of foreign political parties worldwide have also congratulated the Central Committee of the CPC on the convening of the 20th CPC National Congress.

The CPC pursues an independent policy concerning its external affairs, which promotes global development and safeguards world peace, playing a big role in advancing the cause of human progress, Saparmyrat Ovganov, chairman of the Party of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan, was quoted as saying to the Xinhua News Agency.

The 20th CPC National Congress is a major event in China's political life, which will open a new journey for China's development and further enhance China's important status in the international arena, President of the Brazilian Socialist Party Carlos Siqueira told Xinhua.

Muhammad Asghar, a special correspondent of the Associated Press of Pakistan in China, who reported the Congress on site, told the Global Times on Sunday that he is very interested in the outcome of this Congress, as he expected to learn about China's economic development and how it is going to share its experience in this area with the rest of the world, particularly developing countries.