New Year. And I wish our friends success and progress,” he said.
In a video message on the occasion of the Lunar New Year, United Nations Se
cretary-General Antonio Guterres thanked China and the Chinese people for
their commitment to the UN and called for efforts to build a peaceful and prosperous world.
“I’m pleased to send you my best wishes on this
auspicious occasion,” he said, adding “Happy Spring Festival” in Mandarin.
“Despite the headwinds in our world today, we know that when we work together, we get things done. In that sp
irit, I wish you and your families health, success and happiness in this new year,” he said.
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan sent his best wishes to the Chinese people on the eve of the Chinese New Year.
“We are proud of the achievements of our iron brother, a good neighbor and strategic partner,” he said.