President Xi’s attendance welcomed

June 25, 2022

President Xi Jinping will attend a meeting celebrating the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland and the inaugural ceremony of the sixth-term Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government.


Chief Executive Carrie Lam and Chief Executive-elect John Lee extended their welcome and deepest gratitude for President Xi's attendance.


Mrs Lam said with President Xi's warm regards and the Central Authorities' full support, the Hong Kong SAR has been steadfastly implementing the “one country, two systems” principle over the past five years.


She added that President Xi's attendance this year, which celebrates the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland, fully shows the importance the Central Authorities attach to the city as well as their support for Hong Kong.


The Chief Executive expressed her heartfelt gratitude on behalf of the Hong Kong SAR.


Chief Executive-elect John Lee said the successful implementation of “one country, two systems” has proved to be the best institutional safeguard ever for the long-term prosperity and stability of Hong Kong since its return to the motherland.


Noting that Hong Kong is at the crucial stage of advancing from chaos to governance, and gradually towards prosperity, Mr Lee is delighted by the President's attendance.


He thanked President Xi for his caring and support for Hong Kong.


The secretaries and deputy secretaries of departments as well as directors of bureaus of the sixth-term Government were also delighted.


Thanking President Xi, the officials remarked that the next five years will be a crucial time for Hong Kong to advance from stability to prosperity.


The President's attendance shows the importance that the Central Authorities attach to the Hong Kong SAR, and the hopes for its future development, giving tremendous confidence in the governing team of the sixth-term Government, they added.

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