World Bulletin/News Desk
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon congratulated Xi Jinping on his election as President of China.
Ban sent a message to Xi and wished the President every success in leading his country towards making the "Chinese Dream" a reality and for achieving well-being for its entire people.
Ban welcomed the growing active and constructive role China was playing in world affairs, and highly appreciated China's strong support for the United Nations and multilateralism.
The Secretary General noted that China's leading and pioneering role was indispensable for the success of the international community in its common quest to address the global challenges of building durable peace, including in northeast Asia, ensuring respect for human rights, attaining sustainable development and combating the effects of climate change.Last Mod: 16 Mart 2013, 13:25