BEIJING-Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and other world leaders have delivered their messages, warmly congratulating on the 73rd anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China and wishing the upcoming 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) a full success. 

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif extended hearty greetings to China and the Chinese people. China, as the world’s second largest economy, is a source of stability in a perpetually changing world, the prime minister said on Sunday in his message on Twitter. 

China offers a promise of hope to the developing world, which is beset with multiple crises related to climate, finance, food and energy, Sharif said, adding that the Chinese template of inter-state relations prioritizes cooperation over confrontation, a governing principle in the formation of a community of common destiny. 

Kim Jong Un, General Secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) and Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), sent a message in which he hailed China’s achievements over the years. 

Kim said that under the leadership of the CPC with the comrade General Secretary at its core, the Chinese government and the people have built a moderately prosperous society in all respects and embarked on a new historical journey of building a modern socialist country in all respects. The upcoming 20th National Congress of the CPC will become a new milestone in China’s socialist construction, said Kim, he added.

 General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong and Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc, on behalf of the Vietnamese party, the government and the people also extended the warmest congratulations, adding that they look forward to promoting the healthy and steady development of the Vietnam-China comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership and bringing tangible benefits to the people of the two countries.  Thongloun Sisoulith, General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party Central Committee and the Lao President, said under the wise leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC), the Chinese people have continuously made new achievements in building socialism with Chinese characteristics and opened up new chapters in the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.