On behalf of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of the People’s Republic of China on the occasion of the 74th National Day on October 1.

As the United States continues to work with the international community to solve the world’s most serious challenges, we welcome the cooperation of the People’s Republic of China in addressing shared challenges, including the climate crisis, public health, counter-narcotics, food security, and global macroeconomic stability.

We wish the people of the People’s Republic of China peace, happiness, and prosperity in the year ahead.