On November 25th , H.E. Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China sent message of congratulations to H.E. Desiré Delano Bouterse, President of the Republic of Suriname on the occasion of Suriname's Independence Day.
The text of the message is as follows:
"Dear Mr. President,
On the occasion of the 41st anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Suriname, on behalf of the Chinese Government and the Chinese people, as well as in my own name, I would like to extend my warmest congratulations and best wishes to you, and through you, to the government and people of Suriname.
Suriname is China's important partner of cooperation in the Caribbean region. Thanks to the join efforts of both sides in recent years, remarkable achievements have been witnessed in China-Suriname relations with growing political mutual trust and fruitful pragmatic cooperation. Our two countries are now not only close friends of mutual trust, but also good partners of mutual benefits.
Your Excellency, I attach great importance to the development of China-Suriname relations and stand ready to work with you to further promote the existing bilateral friendship to a new height.
May I wish your country prosperity and people happiness. Please accept, Your Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration.
President of the People's Republic of China"