Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim, head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq (ISCI), sent a congratulatory telegram to Mr. Chen Ji Bing, general secretary of the central committee of the Chinese Communist Party, on the occasion of his being elected as the general secretary of the central committee of the Chinese Communist Party. Below is its text:

Dear Mr. Chen Ji Bing,

General secretary of the central committee of the Chinese Communist Party

Greeting

It pleases us to send you our warm congratulations and good wishes on the occasion of the success of the 18th national conference of the Chinese Communist Party and your being elected general secretary of the Party’s central committee, hoping the Popular Republic of China will witness more progress and success. We take advantage of this opportunity to underscore our continuous keen interest in strengthening the relations of friendship and cooperation between Iraq and China for the service of the supreme interests of both our peoples and to achieve their common goals in stability and sustained growth.

With regards I remain,

Ammar al-Hakim

Head of the

Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq

Baghdad

Muharram 2, 1334 A.H. coinciding with November 17, 2012-12-02