Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang extended his warmest congratulations to Xi, and said he believes Xi will lead the Chinese people to successfully achieve the goal of building China as a prosperous, democratic, civilized, harmonious and beautiful socialist modernized country, and make contributions to peace, stability and prosperity in the region and world.
"We will devote more energy and take more concrete measures in ensuring and improving people's living standards, strengthening and developing new approaches to social governance, resolutely winning the battle against poverty, promoting social fairness and justice and making steady progress in ensuring people's access to child care, education, employment, medical services, elderly care, housing and social assistance," Xi said.
Authorities are determined to capture and punish professional criminals who break into ancient graves and steal age-old treasures, as Zhang Yan reports.
Japanese Emperor Akihito expressed his sincere congratulations to Xi's election as president and his wish for Xi's good health and China's prosperity.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said China, under Xi's wise and visionary leadership, has made remarkable achievements, and her country looks forward to strengthening cooperation with China in various fields.
"I will be very happy to hold new meetings with you. It is believed that with the joint efforts of both sides, we will surely further consolidate and enrich the Russia-China Comprehensive Strategic Partnership of Coordination," Putin said.
Xi was elected president by a unanimous vote on Saturday morning at a session of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature.
BEIJING - The first session of the 13th National People's Congress held a plenary meeting Friday to hear work reports from the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate.