President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has sent a congratulatory letter to President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping.
Report informs, letter reads:
"Dear Mr. Chairman,
On the occasion of your country's national holiday – Establishment Day of the People's Republic of China that on my behalf and behalf of the Azerbaijan people, I extend my most cordial congratulations to you and your friendly people.
We are delighted to witness the success and achievements of the People's Republic of China. Your country is becoming one of the world's leading nations, and its prestige grows day by day in the international arena.
We attach utmost importance to the comprehensive development of Azerbaijan-China relations that have an ancient history. The traditional ties of friendship and cooperation that bind our countries and peoples are enriched today by the new substance of cooperation in the political, economic, and humanitarian spheres. This cooperation will continue to thrive within the "Belt and Road" project you have initiated.
The solidarity and mutual support demonstrated by our countries since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic that humanity faces have once again proven that our bilateral relations were built on a solid foundation. I seize this opportunity to express my gratitude to you for China's assistance in fighting the coronavirus disease.
I am confident that the ties of friendship and mutually beneficial cooperation between Azerbaijan and China that are based on good traditions will continue to develop and strengthen through our joint efforts for our peoples' prosperity.
I wish you strong health and success to you and everlasting peace and prosperity to China's friendly people on this memorable day."