More leaders of foreign nations, political parties and organizations have continued to send congratulatory messages to Hu Jintao over his reelection as general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
Japanese Prime Minister and President of the Liberal Democratic Party Yasuo Fukuda expressed his warm congratulations to Hu for his reelection and the successful conclusion of the 17th CPC National Congress.
Noting the Japan-China relationship is one of the most important bilateral ties for both Japan and China, Fukuda said in his message that he is willing to boost his communications with Hu and other Chinese leaders and to effectively push ahead the concrete cooperation between the two countries for building a strategic reciprocal relationship.
Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev said he is glad to see the great development and progress China has made under the CPC's reform and opening-up policy.
He also said the Chinese-Kyrgyz relations have reached a fairly high level and expressed his hope that the bilateral ties would continue to advance.
President Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed of the Transitional Federal Republic of Somalia conveyed his friendly greetings to the 17th CPC National Congress.
He said he is confident that the CPC congress will work out new strategies for China's development and the traditional friendship between China and Somali will be further strengthened.
Bangladeshi President Iajuddin Ahmed, in his message, said the CPC has made an outstanding contribution to improving the lives of the Chinese people and promoting peace and harmony in Asia and the world at large.
The president also expressed his belief that the friendship and close cooperation between the two countries will be boosted in the future.
President of Cote d'Ivoire Laurent Gbagbo, in his message, expressed his warm congratulations to Hu on his reelection as the CPC leader, saying during Hu's last term China achieved remarkable accomplishments in the economic, social and cultural fields.
He reiterated his willingness to further strengthen the economic and political ties between the two countries to serve the two peoples' well-being.
Togolese President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe said he believes that Hu's reelection will put China into a more advantageous position among the world's strong and prosperous countries.
The president also said he is willing to join hands with Hu in the endeavor to deepen the friendly relations of cooperation between the two parties and the two countries for the benefit of the two peoples.
In his message, Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei congratulated Hu on his reelection as the CPC leader, saying he looked forward to continuing the joint efforts with Hu to enhance the friendship and close cooperation enjoyed by the two countries, "both bilaterally and as partners in the Asia-Pacific region."
Demetris Christofias, president of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus, also sent a message to Hu, offered his felicitation on Hu's reelection the CPC general secretary.
Christofias expressed his confidence that Hu will "lead China towards greater progress and prosperity."
China and Cyprus have "forged a long tradition of friendly relations and cooperation," he said, renewing his "commitment to endeavor towards further strengthening relations and cooperation between the two countries at all levels."
Leaders and parties that also sent congratulatory messages include:
Francesco Rutelli, president of Democracy is Freedom -- the Daisy party of Italy, Italian deputy premier and minister of cultural heritage and tourism;
Vladimir Zhirinovsky, chairman of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia and vice chairman of State Duma of Russia;
Francisco Frutos, Secretary General of the Communist Party of Spain;
Political Council of the New Azerbaijan Party, Azerbaijan;
Amadu A Ali, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party of Nigeria;
Jeremie Ngendakumana, president of the National Council for Defense of Democracy -- Force for Defense of the Democracy in Burundi;
Victor Bockarie Foh, national secretary general of the All Peoples Congress party of Sierra Leone;
Emmanuel Golou, general secretary of the Social Democratic Party of Benin;
Doureid Yaghi, vice president of the Progressive Socialist Party of Lebanon;
Abdul Al-Qader Ba-Jammal, general secretary of General People's Congress of Yemen and former Yemeni prime minister;
Dilip Barua, general secretary of the Communist Party of Bangladesh (Marxist-Leninist);
Prakash Mandotia, national convener of the Foreign Affairs Department of India's Nationalist Congress Party.
Hossein Kamali, general secretary of the Islamic Labor Party ofIran;
Seyyed Hossein Mousavi Tabrizi, chairman of the Central Council of Iran Parties' House;
Hamid Majid Mousa, secretary of the Central Committee of the Iraqi Communist Party;
Park Geun Hye, former chairwoman of the Grand National Party of the Republic of Korea.