Message by President Nelson Mandela to China on celebrating National Day

1 October 1996

His Excellency Mr Jiang Zemi
President of the People's Republic of China
People's Republic of China
Your Excellency

It is with great pleasure that the government and people of the Republic of South Africa join me in extending warm congratulations to your Excellency, your government and the people on the occasion of the celebration of the National Day of the People Republic of China.

I also extend to you my best wishes for your personal good health and happiness and for the welfare of your country and her people.

Please accept, your Excellency, the assurance of my highest consideration.

Issued by: Office of the President

Source: South African Government Information Website