Xi made the pledge in his New Year greeting message to Putin. In the message, Xi, on behalf of the Chinese government and people, extended his sincere greetings and wishes to Putin and the Russian people.
In his message, Li noted that with the successful conclusion of the 22nd regular meeting between the heads of government of China and Russia in November, the two sides have reached crucial consensus on promoting all-around pragmatic cooperation and deepened the integration of interests.
Putin pledged that his country will join China in making efforts to deepen their comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination and benefit the two peoples.
The author is a sinologist, at the Chinese Studies Center of Excellence for the National University of Sciences and Technology in Islamabad, Pakistan.
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Xi, as a leader of loyalty and honesty with a great sense of duty, has won heartfelt support from the Chinese people, the people have fully expressed their trust in Xi through actions, and China surely will become more prosperous.
Pakistan is among 26 founding countries of the Boao Forum for Asia, established in 2001. The name Boao comes from a small town of fishermen in Hainan Province in southern China. The Boao Forum has been regularly held in March or April every year since 2002. It is a forum for discussing issues and problems, as well as an exchange of ideas among Asian countries. Usually heads of state, ministers, senior officials, scientists, economists, social activists, politicians and media personnel attend this forum. It is a non-profit organization and was initially only open to Asia-Pacific countries. Today membership has grown from 26 in 2001 to 80, itself a major achievement