Published: 11:25, June 15, 2024 | Updated: 18:12, June 15, 2024
Xi greets Ramaphosa on reelection as South Africa's president
By Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa shake hands during their meeting in Pretoria, South Africa, Aug 22, 2023. (PHOTO / XINHUA)

BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory message to Cyril Ramaphosa who was reelected as president of South Africa on Friday. 

In his message, Xi noted that China and South Africa have profound political mutual trust and fruitful practical cooperation in various fields, which is a model of solidarity and cooperation among developing countries and the Global South.

Xi said that during his fourth state visit to South Africa in August last year, he and Ramaphosa reached important consensus on a wide range of issues, marking a new chapter in building a high-level China-South Africa community with a shared future.

Xi also said that he attaches great importance to the development of China-South Africa relations and stands ready to work with Ramaphosa to elevate the China-South Africa comprehensive strategic partnership to a new level and jointly contribute to world peace, stability, and prosperity.