Xi Sent a Congratulatory Letter to BRICS Forum of Political Parties, Think Tanks, Civil Society Organizations
2022-05-20 18:06

On May 19th, the BRICS Forum of Political Parties, Think Tanks and Civil Society Organizations opened in Beijing by video. General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee and President   sent a congratulatory letter to the forum.

 

Xi pointed out that at present, the global economic recovery is fragile and weak, the development gap is widening, and challenges such as climate change and digital governance are severe. BRICS countries should not forget their initial intentions and cooperation mission, and work with developing countries to push the international community to work together to overcome difficulties and open up brighter and better development prospects. China is willing to work with other countries in the world, including BRICS countries, to accelerate the implementation of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, steadily push forward the implementation of global development initiatives, and jointly build a global development community.

 

Xi stressed that he hoped that political parties, think tanks and civil society organizations in BRICS and developing countries would fulfill their responsibilities, deepen communication and exchanges, and contribute wisdom and strength to achieve global common development and promote the building of a community with shared future for mankind.

 

The BRICS Forum of Political Parties, Think Tanks and Civil Society Organizations is co-sponsored by the Chinese Council for BRICS Think Tank Cooperation under the guidance of the International Liaison Department of the CPC Central Committee and the China Association for the Promotion of International Exchange of Non-governmental Organizations. President of the African National Congress of South Africa, President Fernandez of the Justice Party of Argentina, Hun Sen of the Cambodian People's Party and Prime Minister of the government, and Megawati, President of the Indonesian Democratic Struggle Party and former President, congratulated the forum by video or written. More than 130 political party leaders, think tanks and representatives of civil society organizations from 10 countries attended the meeting online.