President Ilham Aliyev addressed a congratulatory letter to President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China on the upcoming Spring festival, APA reports.
"Dear Mr. President,
On my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan, I am pleased to sincerely congratulate you and through you the friendly people of China on the occasion of the upcoming Spring Festival and convey my best wishes.
This holiday marks the arrival of the New Year according to the Chinese calendar and a perfect embodiment of a philosophy of life that has stood the test of millennia. I do hope that this spring holiday, which brings a new appearance and revival to nature and a new spirit to people, brings pleasant days, peace and abundance to your friendly people and country.
Taking this opportunity, I express my determination to successfully develop and expand the friendly and effective relations of cooperation between Azerbaijan and China through our joint efforts.
I wish you good health, happiness and success, and the friendly people of China everlasting prosperity.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan," reads the congratulatory letter.