Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday sent a congratulatory message to Luis Arce for his victory in Bolivia’s presidential election.

Noting in his message that the two countries are good friends and partners, Xi hailed the great practical achievements made since the establishment of the strategic partnership between the two sides in 2018.

“I attach great importance to the development of bilateral ties and I am ready to work with you to continuously enrich the China-Bolivia strategic partnership, so as to benefit the two countries and the people,” President Xi said.

“I sincerely wish that, under your leadership, Bolivia will make new and greater achievements in the cause of national development,” he added.