More leaders of foreign countries or parties have sent messages to Chinese President Hu Jintao to congratulate him on his reelection as general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
In his message, Egyptian President and Chairman of the National Democratic Party Hosni Mubarak said Hu's reelection reflects Chinese people's trust in Hu's leadership and his achievements as Chinese president and leader of the CPC.
"I wish...the friendly Chinese people ever more progress and prosperity," Mubarak said.
Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir, who is also chairman of the National Congress party, extended his congratulations to Hu and other members elected into the Political Bureau Standing Committee of the CPC Central Committee, saying Sudan treasures and admires the experience and practice gained by the CPC in leading China's development.
In his message, Nursultan Nazarbayev, president of Kazakhstan and chairman of the Nur Otan party, applauded China's great achievements in improving people's livelihood and economic reforms.
Mahmoud Abbas, chairman of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization and president of the Palestinian National Authority, extended warm felicitations on Hu's reelection.
Hu's reelection is a manifestation that he enjoys the confidence and respect of the party and the Chinese people, Abbas said.
French Senate President Christian Poncelet also offered congratulations on Hu's reelection, saying China is undergoing profound changes and rapid development, and wishing Hu every success in his new tenure.
Jose De Venecia, president of the LAKAS-CMD party of the Philippines and speaker of the House of Representatives offered "his compliments" on Hu's reelection.
He expressed the confidence that under Hu's leadership, China "will continue to exert positive influence on regional and global developments."
For his part, President of Zanzibar and Vice-Chairman of the Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party Amani Abeid Karume wished the CPC greater success and achievements in serving the people, saying he believed the friendly cooperation between the two countries will be continuously lifted to a new height.
Deva Virahsawmy, general secretary of Mauritius Labor Party, said his party is confident that under the leadership of Hu, the CPC will continue to make efforts to safeguard national stability, promote national unity, support the disadvantaged group and maintain political and economic rights of the people.
A. Sikhosana, chairman of Zimbabwe-China Friendship Association and member of the political bureau of Zimbabwe African National Union (Patriotic Front), congratulated the CPC in a message on the resounding success of the 17th National Congress and the reelection of Hu as the CPC chief.
He called the Congress another milestone in the CPC's efforts to map out strategies for China's full economic development.
Brazilian Workers' Party chairman Ricardo Berzoimi and Secretary of International Relations Walter Pomar also wished CPC's new central collective leadership greater success.
Mauricio Mulder Bedoya, general secretary of Peru's APRA Party, said that under Hu's leadership, the Chinese people can achieve the set goals in the future.
He wished the friendly ties between the two parties will be further enhanced and developed.
The board of the Republican Party of Armenia said Hu's reelection reflects the trust the whole party and Chinese people place on him.
China will continue to play an important role in international and regional affairs, it said.
Lothar Bisky and Oskar Lafontaine, co-chairmen of the Left Party of Germany, wished Hu greater success on the post of the CPC general secretary and expressed their willingness to promote friendly cooperative relations with the CPC.
Ranil Wickremesinghe, leader of Sri Lanka's United National Party and leader of the opposition in the parliament, said the 17th CPC Party Congress "will definitely create a happier life not only to the Chinese nation but to the Asian region in particular, and to the world at large."
Abhisit Vejjajiva, leader of the Democratic Party of Thailand, congratulated Hu, saying the CPC will lead China towards more progress and will play a constructive role in achieving world peace and prosperity.
Shii Kazuo, leader of the Communist Party of Japan, said that under the new central collective leadership, the CPC will make greater contributions to China's development and safeguarding peace in Asia and the world as a whole.
Leaders, parties and organizations that have also congratulated Hu on his reelection as the CPC general secretary include:
Heinz Stehr, chairman of Germany Communist Party;
Thurmer Gyula, president of Hungarian Communist Workers' Party;
Romania's Democratic Party President Emil Boc, and Vice President Sorin Frunzaveroe;
Adrian Nastase, Romania's former prime minister, also a Congress representative from the country's Social Democratic Party;
Vojteck Filip, president of the Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia;
Yiannakis Omirou, president of Cyprus' Movement of Social Democrates;
Ibuki Bunmei, secretary general of Japan's Liberal Democratic Party;
Fukushima Mizuho, leader of Japan's Social Democratic Party;
Dew Gunasekara, general secretary of Sri Lanka's Communist Party;
Nadine Heredia Alarcon, international secretary of the Nationalist Party of Peru;
Francis Wurtz, president of the GUE/NGL (European United Left/Nordic Green
Left) group in the European Parliament.