Jiang Zemin memorial service set

December 2, 2022

The memorial service for Former President of the People's Republic of China Jiang Zemin will be held solemnly at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing at 10am on December 6.


To express deep condolences to President Jiang, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government and the public will mourn with its Mainland compatriots.


Radio Television Hong Kong will arrange live television broadcast of the memorial service to the public. The Central Government Offices will broadcast the service live.


During the service's mourning in silence, government staff will at the same time observe three minutes' mourning in silence. All government bureaus and departments will make similar arrangements.


The 18 district offices will make arrangements to facilitate the public to watch the memorial service live and observe mourning in silence at designated locations. The Home Affairs Department will announce the locations later.


All government vessels will conduct three minutes' honk during the mourning in silence.


The Government will liaise with subvented organisations, relevant industry associations and organisations, for arranging their staff to watch the memorial service live and observe mourning in silence.


On the day of the memorial service, national flags and regional flags displayed at all government departments, including offices outside Hong Kong, will be flown at half staff. Government officials will not attend any public entertainment activities. All entertainment and celebration activities organised or funded by the Government will be postponed or cancelled as appropriate.


The Government appeals to industry associations and organisations to postpone or cancel any entertainment and celebration activities scheduled for December 6, and announce relevant arrangements as soon as possible.


The Executive Council will watch the live broadcast of the memorial service and observe a moment of silence on the morning of December 6. That day's ExCo meeting will be held after the memorial service while the usual media session before the meeting will be suspended.

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