March 14, 2013
President of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic Choummaly Sayasone has sent a message to His Excellency Mr. Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China.
“On the occasion of Your election as President of the People’s Republic of China from the 12th National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China, on behalf of the Government and People of Laos and on my own behalf, I would like to extend to Your Excellency, my best wishes and congratulations.
“The election of Your Excellency to the highest position is a demonstration of trust and highly valued of the Party, Government and people of China for your great contribution to the cause of renovation and open door to the world based on the directions laid by the Communist Party of China.
“I am confident that under the clear sighted leadership of the Communist Party Of China led by Your Excellency, the cause of socialism building in China will successfully achieve its target plan in the new century, making the People’s Republic of China go forward to modern socialism and have a high role in the regional and international stages.
“I wish the neighboring traditional relations of friendship and comprehensive strategic partnership of cooperation between the two parties, states and people of Laos and China will be further developed for peace and development in the region and the world.”
Mr. Bounnhang Vorachit, Vice President of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, on the same occasion, also sent greetings to Li Yuanchao, Vice President of the People’s Republic of China.