Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen said Xi's election reflects the confidence of the majority of Chinese people in Xi's leading efforts to achieve the "Two Centenary Goals" and the Chinese Dream, and under Xi's brilliant leadership, China will make greater achievements in its development and bring more opportunities for various countries to achieve common development.
"It focuses on upgrading the infrastructure connectivity, alignment of strategies, providing material, institutional and spiritual public products to the world so as to promote common development and prosperity of all countries. The initiative has not only drawn worldwide attention, but has also received positive responses and active participation from neighboring countries."
Only by adhering to and developing socialism with Chinese characteristics can the Chinese nation realize its great rejuvenation, Xi said.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said China, under Xi's wise and visionary leadership, has made remarkable achievements, and her country looks forward to strengthening cooperation with China in various fields.
“It now seems likely that early modern humans were in southern China about 100,000 years ago,” said Professor Chris Stringer, who researches human origins at the Natural History Museum in London.
"The East African countries that have seen remarkable improvements, such as Kenya and Ethiopia, host mega infrastructures partly funded and wholly developed by the Chinese. This has not only significantly bridged Africa's infrastructure deficit, but has strategically positioned these countries' economies to benefit from China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative," says Kagiri.
Happiness comes with hard work. If Chinese people hold the spirit of working hard, we can achieve the goal of creating a better life, said Xi.