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July 3 - Week in Review


July 3 - Week in Review

See the week's main Government news in pictures

Prime duty: Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets the media on her first working day on July 3, saying she feels a great responsibility to lead Hong Kong to further successes in the next five years.

Investor access: Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks at the Bond Connect launch ceremony on July 3.

LegCo liaison: Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung (centre) meets Legislative Council House Committee Chairman Starry Lee and Deputy Chairman Dennis Kwok on July 3.

Sound of music: Chief Executive Carrie Lam attends a concert in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on July 3.

Seamless switch: Chief Executive Carrie Lam tells the media before the July 4 Executive Council meeting the transition to the new-term Government has been smooth and successful.

Common law: Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen (right) meets Austrian Secretary-General of the Federal Ministry of Justice Georg Stawa in Vienna on July 3.

Birthday wishes: Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung speaks at a July 4 event celebrating the People's Republic of China's 68th anniversary and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region's 20th.

Legislative link: Chief Executive Carrie Lam conducts her first Legislative Council question-and-answer session on July 5, saying she wants to boost liaison with lawmakers.

Quality learning: Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung briefs the media on the Government's new education initiatives on July 5.

Friendly relations: Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung attends a reception held by the US Consulate General on July 5.

Youth exchange: Secretary for Home Affairs Lau Kong-wah meets Hong Kong tertiary students participating in an internship programme in Tianjin on July 5.

Golden age: Sixty sets of ancient Chinese gold and silver ornaments from Shaanxi are being displayed at the Chinese University of Hong Kong until September 24.

Rule of law: Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks at the 2017 Colloquium on International Law Luncheon on July 7.

Bank account: Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks at the Bank of China (Hong Kong) centenary celebration on July 7.

Enlightening education: Baptist (Sha Tin Wai) Lui Ming Choi Primary School teachers have won the Chief Executive's Award for Teaching Excellence this year for their inspiring education programmes.

Global concerns: Financial Secretary Paul Chan attends the G20 summit in Hamburg on July 7 as part of the People’s Republic of China delegation.

Career guidance: Chief Executive Carrie Lam reads out slogans to support candidates of this year’s Diploma for Secondary Education Examination on July 8.

Legal liaison: Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen speaks at the opening ceremony of a law conference in Shenzhen to commemorate the 20th anniversary of China’s resumption of exercising sovereignty over Hong Kong on July 9.

Trainspotting: Chief Executive Carrie Lam views the driving cab of a Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link train on July 9.

Traditional treat: Chief Executive Carrie Lam tours the Chinese Traditional Temple Carnival on July 9 to celebrate the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region's 20th anniversary with the public.

Prime dutyInvestor accessLegCo liaisonSound of musicSeamless switchCommon lawBirthday wishesLegislative linkQuality learningFriendly relationsYouth exchangeGolden ageRule of lawBank accountEnlightening educationGlobal concernsCareer guidanceLegal liaisonTrainspottingTraditional treat