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June 26 - Week in Review


June 26 - Week in Review

See the week's main Government news in pictures

Modern museums: Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung opens the Museum Summit - Museums in a New Era event at the Convention & Exhibition Centre on June 26.

Performance review: Chief Executive CY Leung tells the media before the June 27 Executive Council meeting he is pleased with the progress made by the Government in the past five years, despite the challenges encountered.

Constructing cities: The Cities of Wonders event allows children to build their ideal towns with plastic bricks. It is being held at Cityplaza until July 17.

Broadening business: Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development Gregory So (left) meets Vice Minister of Commerce Wang Shouwen in Beijing on June 27.

Joyous occasion: Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen (right) and volunteers distribute gift packs to elderly and needy families in Wan Chai as part of the Celebrations for All project on June 27.

Celebratory symphony: Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung opens the Grand Concert Performance for the Celebration of the HKSAR's 20th Anniversary at the Cultural Centre on June 27.

Stockholm salute: Chief Executive CY Leung (right) meets Swedish Minister for EU Affairs & Trade Ann Linde at the Chief Executive's Office on June 28.

Done deal: Financial Secretary Paul Chan (front, second left) signs new Mainland & Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement plans with Vice Minister of Commerce Gao Yan on June 28, witnessed by Chief Executive CY Leung (centre).

Youth exchange: Secretary for Labour & Welfare Stephen Sui (right) signs a working holiday deal for young people with Swedish Minister for EU Affairs & Trade Ann Linde on June 28.

Ceramic creations: An exhibition will be held at the Heritage Discovery Centre from June 30 to September 3, displaying more than 100 pieces of ceramic artwork made at Chashan Kiln.

Warm reception: President Xi Jinping (left) is welcomed by Chief Executive CY Leung, after touching down in Hong Kong on June 29 for a three-day visit.

Fresh is best: Local organic watermelon and other seasonal produce are being sold at six farmers' markets in late June and July as part of the Local Organic Watermelon Festival.

Vicennial celebration: A flag-raising ceremony is held at Golden Bauhinia Square on July 1 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Civic celebration: Chief Executive Carrie Lam and her husband Lam Siu-por greet the public before the flag-raising ceremony to mark the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region's 20th anniversary at Golden Bauhinia Square on July 1.

Bright prospects: President Xi Jinping shakes hands with new Chief Executive Carrie Lam after the inaugural ceremony of the fifth term Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on July 1.

Regional ties: President Xi Jinping (centre) witnesses the signing of a framework Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area co-operation deal on July 1.

Departing gift: President Xi Jinping (left) and his wife Peng Liyuan (second left) receive a souvenir album from Chief Executive Carrie Lam at the airport after concluding their three-day visit to Hong Kong on July 1.

Neighbourly ties: Chief Executive Carrie Lam (right) meets CPC Guangdong Provincial Committee Secretary Hu Chunhua at Government House on July 1.

Bright night: A dazzling fireworks display consisting of eight spectacular scenes over Victoria Harbour celebrates the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region’s 20th anniversary.

On air: Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung attends a radio programme on July 2.

Village visit: Chief Executive Carrie Lam (right) tours the relocated Chuk Yuen village in Ta Kwu Ling on July 2.

Modern museumsPerformance reviewConstructing citiesBroadening businessJoyous occasionCelebratory symphonyStockholm saluteDone dealYouth exchangeCeramic creationsWarm receptionFresh is bestVicennial celebrationCivic celebrationBright prospectsRegional tiesDeparting giftNeighbourly tiesBright nightOn airVillage visit