China congratulates Ramkalawan on his election as President of Seychelles | 27 October 2020
Seychelles candidate Wavel Ramkalawan from the Linyon Demokratik Seselwa party (Seychelles Democratic Union) won the presidential election with 54.9 percent of the total votes, said electoral commission chairman Danny Lucas on October 25. What is China's comment on this?
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian: “China sincerely congratulates Mr Ramkalawan on his election as President of Seychelles. We believe that under his leadership, the government and people of Seychelles will make new and greater achievements on the path of national development.
“Seychelles is a good friend and partner of China in Africa, and the traditional friendship between China and Seychelles is profound. China is ready to work with Seychelles to consolidate friendship and mutual trust, deepen mutually beneficial cooperation and international coordination, and elevate bilateral relations to a higher level.”
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China