Xi Jinping Sends Message of Congratulation to Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos on His Election as Philippine President
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the People's Republic of China
On May 11, 2022, President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory message to Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos on his election as President of the Republic of the Philippines.
Xi Jinping pointed out that China and the Philippines are neighbors facing each other across the waters and partners through thick and thin. In recent years, with the joint efforts of both sides, bilateral relations have been consolidated and enhanced, bringing benefits to the people of both countries and contributing to regional peace and stability.
Xi Jinping stressed that at present, both China and the Philippines are at a critical stage of development and bilateral relations face important opportunities and broad prospects. I attach great importance to the development of China-Philippines relations and stand ready to establish sound working relations with President-elect Marcos, adhere to good-neighborly friendship and joint development, and push forward the comprehensive strategic cooperative relationship between the two countries for the benefit of the two countries and the two peoples.
On the same day, Vice President Wang Qishan sent a congratulatory message to Sara Zimmerman Duterte-Carpio on her election as Vice President of the Philippines.
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