Chairman of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping congratulated President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.
"Respected Mr. President.
I sincerely congratulate you on your birthday and convey my best wishes.
In recent years, the Chinese-Azerbaijani relations have been developing at a high rate and our cooperation within the " Belt and Road" initiative is expanding.
During our meeting with you on the eve of the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in April of this year, we have reached important agreements on our bilateral relations and issues of mutual interest. I attach great importance to the development of the Chinese-Azerbaijani relations and wish our friendship and cooperation to rise to a new level with our joint efforts for the good of our peoples.
I wish you good health and success in your work. "