Today, the Founder of Peace and National Unity - Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, Honorable Emomali Rahmon, sent a congratulatory telegram to the President of the People's Republic of China, Honorable Xi Jinping, which reads:
"Dear Mr. President,
I have the honor to cordially congratulate you on your re-election as President of the People's Republic of China.
Your re-election to this highest government post is another indication of the recognition of your high authority and respect in Chinese society, as well as the unanimous support for your political course in the country.
It is gratifying that the People's Republic of China - our closest neighbor and reliable partner in the international arena - under your wise leadership, confidently moving forward along the highway of socio-economic development, is consistently strengthening its international authority and position.
We express our satisfaction with the dynamics of the steady development and expansion of the Tajik-Chinese comprehensive strategic partnership based on the unshakable traditions of friendship, good neighborliness, mutual respect and trust and constructive mutually beneficial cooperation.
Tajikistan, everywhere advocating the strengthening of multifaceted relations with your country, considers the continuation of an active interstate dialogue a key factor in the successful advancement of this process.
I am confident that through joint efforts, especially within the framework of the upcoming meetings and talks at the highest level, we will further enrich the cooperation relations between the two countries with new practical content in accordance with the fundamental interests of our peoples.
I wish you, dear friend, good health and new successes in your responsible state activities, and peace, tranquility, well-being and sustainable prosperity to the friendly people of China.”