（中外新闻社 中外新闻网记者 刘登臣 上海报道）2021年6月26日，在中国共产党即将迎来百年华诞重要时刻，中外新闻社组织17国驻华使节赴上海参观中共一大会址并举行座谈会。使节们热烈祝贺中国共产党成立100周年，纷纷表示：中共百年历程为世界政党树立了标杆。
On June 26, 2021, before the celebrative moment of the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party of China, Home and Abroad News Press organized the foreign diplomats of 17 countries to China to visit the historic site of the First Congress of the Communist Party of China and hold a symposium in Shanghai. The diplomats warmly congratulated the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, and they all expressed that the 100-year history of the Chinese Communist Party has set a benchmark for political parties around the world.
The First National Congress of the Communist Party of China was held in Shanghai on July 23, 1921 and announced the official establishment of the Communist Party of China. When the foreign diplomats visited the historic site of the First National Congress of the Communist Party of China, they carefully watched the documentary films of the Communist Party of China in various periods and listened to the detailed explanations in English. Many diplomats kept taking pictures, and they said that the story of the Chinese Communist Party is very meaningful to study and we cherish this unforgettable journey in learning about the Communist Party of China.
After the visit, Home and Abroad News Press also arranged a special symposium on “Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Founding of the Communist Party of China for Foreign Diplomats in China” in the conference hall of the Shanghai Municipal Government designated Donghu Hotel in Shanghai. The President of Home and Abroad News Press Mrs. Wei Yan hosted the symposium.
Wei Yan said: we just visited the historic site of the First National Congress of the Communist Party of China. There must be a lot to say with deep emotions to express. Now, we are pleased to invite all of you to share your personal experience and feelings in China as well as the real-life economic and social development of the Chinese people under the leadership of the Communist Party of China so that more people can comprehensively, profoundly and objectively understand China.
The ambassador of the Slovak Republic to China, H.E. Mr. Dusan Bella, firstly made a speech. He spoke highly of the brilliant achievements of the Chinese Communist Party in the past century. He said that General Secretary Xi Jinping’s proposals of the “Belt and Road Initiative” and “Building a community with a shared future for mankind” made important contributions to the development of all mankind. In particular, Shanghai, as the birthplace of the Communist Party of China and the origin of its CPC sprites, Shanghai is a window for the world to observe China, a hub for China to connect with the world, and a place with continuous miracles. He expressed that Slovakia will start a comprehensive cooperation with Shanghai.
The Ambassador of Thailand to China H.E.Mr.Arthayudh Srisamoot said that the Chinese Communist Party has achieved many successes in the past 100 years, such as the complete elimination of absolute poverty and the successful control of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the “Belt and Road Initiative”. I wish the Chinese people, the Chinese government and the Chinese Communist Party more success in the future.
The Ambassador of Jamaica to China H.E. Mr. Antonia Hugh said in his speech: “This is the third time I have come to Shanghai to visit the historic site of the Communist Party of China. Every time I visited, I got new feelings about a century history of the strong momentum of the Chinese Communist Party. In my opinion, the most important thing is to let the Chinese people stand up and eliminate poverty in all levels. I have been an ambassador in China for four years, and the changes and developments in China are happening right before my eyes.
The Ambassador of the Bahamas to China H.E. Mr. Robert Sterling Quant spoke highly of the achievements of the Chinese Communist Party in the past century. He said that I can feel it in every place I have visited in China. The Communist Party of China has always insisted on putting the people at the center. This is the core secret of China's remarkable achievements and the development philosophy that we advocate. At this important moment, we all congratulate to the Chinese people and the Communist Party of China.
Foreign diplomats from Togo, Nepal, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Bangladesh, Azerbaijan, Ethiopia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, the Philippines, Iran, Cuba, Indonesia and other countries in China also expressed their thoughts and feelings at the symposium, they spoke highly on the Communist Party of China for its persistence, governance strategies, and diligence for the people. China's development experience is worth learning from all countries. We all believe that the Communist Party of China will lead China to renew its glory and make greater contributions to the world.