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Xi sends congratulations to Barbados' 1st president

01 Dec 2021, 15:18 GMT+10

BEIJING, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday congratulated Sandra Mason on assuming office as the first president of Barbados.

In his message, Xi said he is glad to learn that Mason has assumed office as the first president of Barbados.

Noting Tuesday also marks Barbados' 55th anniversary of independence, Xi said he would like to extend his warm congratulations.

The Chinese president voiced confidence that with the unremitting efforts of the diligent and intelligent Barbados people, the country will surely make greater achievements in all aspects in its national building, Xi said.

Xi said he attaches great importance to the development of China-Barbados relations, and stands ready to work with Mason to lift bilateral friendly cooperation to higher levels so as to benefit the two countries and their peoples.

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