President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov, on behalf of the people and the government of Turkmenistan and on his own behalf, has congratulated President of China Xi Jinping on his re-election to the highest state post, the Turkmen official media reported on Friday.
"China under your wise leadership has been developing dynamically in recent years, the living standard of people has been consistently rising, the country has taken a constructive stance in international affairs. I would like to note with satisfaction that the relations between Turkmenistan and the People's Republic of China currently have the character of a comprehensive strategic partnership, which was given a new impetus during my state visit to your country in January this year," President Berdimuhamedov said in his congratulatory message.
Turkmen President expressed willingness to continue to make joint efforts to take the Turkmen-Chinese cooperation to a higher level and wished Chinese President Xi Jinping good health, happiness and prosperity, as well as great success in all his activities for the benefit of the friendly people of China.
Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, National Leader of the Turkmen people and Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan, also congratulated President Xi Jinping on his re-election to the highest state post.
Xi Jinping was unanimously elected Chinese President for the third term on Friday at the ongoing session of China's national legislature – the National People's Congress. He was also elected Chairman of the Central Military Commission of China by a unanimous vote.