Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China sent a letter and extended congratulations to President Ashraf Ghani on being elected for the second term in office.
President Xi Jingping has said, “I, on behalf of the Chinese Government and the Chinese people as well as in my own name, would like to extend my warmest congratulations and best wishes to your excellency, and through your excellency, to the Afghan government and Afghan People. Wish Your Excellency continuous success in this noble position.”
The letter reads, “At present, Afghan peace process and reconstruction are both in critical periods. I believe that under your leadership, the Afghan people will unite to overcome difficulties, and achieve long-term security and stable development at an early date.”
The Chinese President added that as a friendly neighbor and strategic partner, China is willing to continue to provide all possible support.
“In recent years, the China-Afghanistan strategic partnership has enjoyed a good momentum of development. I appreciate your active efforts and contributions to this end. I attach great importance to the development of China-Afghanistan relations and would like to work with you to push the cooperation between the two countries to a new level and benefit the two countries and people,” reads the letter.