Chinese President Hu Jintao and Premier of the State Council Wen Jiabao sent congratulatory messages to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on the occasion of the upcoming holiday - Independence Day of Turkmenistan. The messages say that the Chinese side is happy for Turkmenistan's achievements made over 19 years of independence in various spheres of nation building.
"I want to emphasize that the continued strengthening and development of China-Turkmenistan friendly relations and cooperation, the active expansion of bilateral business partnership are the priority course of the Chinese Government, - noted President Hu Jintao. - China is ready to work with Turkmenistan, based on the principles of mutual respect and mutual benefit, and to effectively implement the agreements reached between our two countries, and further promote cooperation in trade, economy, energy, financial, transport and humanitarian fields, and thereby raise Chinese-Turkmen relations of friendship and cooperation to a new level."
Together with Turkmenistan China is ready to work continuously to strengthen the traditional friendship between the two countries and political mutual trust, to actively expand partnerships in various areas and promote stable long-term development of Chinese-Turkmen relations of friendship and cooperation for the benefit of the two countries and peoples, Wen Jiabao stressed in his message.