|Xi Jinping Sends a Congratulatory Message to Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India|
On May 23, 2019, President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory message to Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India, on the victory of his Bharatiya Janata Party in the 17th Lok Sabha election.
Xi Jinping pointed out in the congratulatory message that as important neighbors to each other, China and India are the world's two largest developing countries and emerging economies. Thanks to the joint efforts of the two sides, China-India relations are gaining strong momentum in recent years, and the two countries maintain sound coordination and cooperation on such major issues as promoting world multipolarization and economic globalization, and safeguarding multilateralism. I attach great importance to the development of China-India relations, and stand ready to work with you to ensure bilateral relations advance in the right direction, enhance political mutual trust, expand practical cooperation, and continuously uplift the closer development partnership between the two countries.