Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a congratulatory letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping on the upcoming 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) National Congress on October 14, 2017.
President Buhari has expressed delight at the mutually beneficial cooperation that exists between Nigeria and China and lauded China for "becoming an indispensable force in the comity of nations."
In the letter, President Buhari has showed his firm belief that the 19th National Congress of CPC will be a new starting point in the history of China, and it will usher in a new period of great accomplishment for the Party and the nation.
President Buhari highly praised China's remarkable progress under the leadership of CPC and the country's inspiration to developing countries and the whole world. "In the past 30 years and more, over 700 million Chinese have been lifted out of poverty, creating a Chinese miracle in the history of poverty reduction," he stated.
Furthermore, President Buhari noted that under the strong and focused leadership of the CPC Central Committee with President Xi as its core, the CPC has continuously guided the Chinese people to achieve the Two Centenary Goals and realize the Chinese Dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.
“Indeed, I am satisfied with the mutually beneficial cooperation between Nigeria and China”, he stressed.