The Brazilian editions of the first and second volumes of "Xi Jinping: The Governance of China" in Portuguese were released here Tuesday, prior to the 11th BRICS summit to be held next month in Brasilia.
More than 260 guests, including Liang Yanshun, deputy head of the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, Chinese Consul General in Sao Paulo Chen Peijie and Sao Paulo State Governor Joao Doria, attended the release ceremony held in Palacio dos Bandeirantes, the seat of the state government.
In his address, Liang said the book reflects the evolution and main points of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, expounded on China's path of development and its solutions to some of the common challenges facing mankind.
The publication of the book will inject new vitality into the China-Brazil efforts to strengthen exchanges on governance and chart a new course for bilateral ties, Liang added.
The book also talks about China's approaches to keeping world peace and promoting human development, said Chen, adding that it will help Brazilian readers better understand China's ideas and stances regarding international affairs as well as its diplomatic policies and practices.
For his part, Doria said that he felt honored that the release event was held in Sao Paulo.
Noting that China has set an example in national governance and economic development, the governor suggested Brazilians study the book, so as to draw inspiration from China's experiences in facing various challenges.
The event was jointly held by the Chinese State Council Information Office, the Chinese Embassy in Brazil, China International Publishing Group and the Chinese Consulate General in Sao Paulo.