President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday June 30, 2021, sent a congratulatory message to his Chinese counterpart, President Xi Jinping on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of founding of the Communist Party of China. The Nigeria President reflected on what he dedcribed as his country’s 50 years of mutually beneficial socio-economic relationship with China.
In a letter to the Chinese leader, the President said China has succeeded in building a “moderately prosperous society” and is on the way to building a “modern socialist country.”
President Buhari also affirmed that relations between the two nations “have witnessed an increasingly enhanced political trust, closer mutually beneficial economic and trade relations and cumulatively dynamic people to people exchange between Nigeria and China.”
The full text of the letter as made available to Prime Business Africa is reproduced below: