Xi Jinping Sends a Congratulatory Letter to the BRICS Political Parties, Think Tanks and Civil Society Organizations Forum
On May 19, 2022, the BRICS Political Parties, Think Tanks and Civil Society Organizations Forum opened in Beijing via video link. General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee and President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the forum.
Xi Jinping pointed out, currently, the global economic recovery remains fragile and sluggish, the development gap is widening, and the world is facing severe challenges such as climate change and digital governance. BRICS countries should stay true to the founding mission and bear in mind the cooperation mission, and work with other developing countries to promote the international community to rise to challenges through solidarity and open up brighter and better prospects for development. China is ready to work with other countries, including BRICS countries, to accelerate the implementation of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, steadily push for the implementation of the Global Development Initiative, and jointly build a global community of development with a shared future.
Xi Jinping stressed, he hopes that political parties, think tanks and civil society organizations of BRICS and other developing countries will fulfill their responsibilities, deepen communication and exchanges, and contribute wisdom and strength to achieving common development across the world and building a community with a shared future for mankind.
The BRICS Political Parties, Think Tanks and Civil Society Organizations Forum was co-hosted by the China Council for BRICS Think Tank Cooperation and China NGO Network for International Exchanges under the guidance of the International Department of CPC Central Committee. President of the African National Congress and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, President of Justicialist Party and Argentine President Alberto Fernandez, President of the Cambodian People's Party and Prime Minister of Cambodia Hun Sen, General Chairwoman of Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle and former Indonesian President Megawati Sukarnoputri and others extended congratulations to the forum via video link or in a written form. More than 130 political party leaders as well as representatives of think tanks and civil society organizations from 10 countries participated in the forum online.
（Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China）