Message from: Premier of the State Council The People Republic of China

His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Abdullah

Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Kabul,

 

As the People Republic of China and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mark the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties and the “Year of China- Afghanistan Friendship and Cooperation”, I would like to extend, on behalf of the Chinese government, warm congratulations and best wishes to Your Excellency, and through Your Excellency, to the government of Afghanistan.

China and Afghanistan enjoy time-honored friendly relations.  Over the past 60 years since the establishment of diplomatic ties, China and Afghanistan, committed to the Five Principles of Peaceful Co-existence, have always understood, respected and supported each other. Our two countries have established the Strategic and Cooperative Partnership and carried out productive friendly exchanges and mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields.

The Chinese government cherishes its friendship with Afghanistan and is committed to growing the Strategic and Cooperative Partnership between the two countries.  We are willing to provide support and assistance to Afghanistan’s peace and reconciliation so as to ensure its economic growth, people’s well- being and long-term security and stability. I stand ready to work with you to advance our bilateral relations and bring more benefits to our people.

May Afghanistan Enjoy prosperity and its people happiness.

May China- Afghanistan friendship last forever.

 

Li Keqiang

Premier of the State Council

The People’s Republic of China