MIL-OSI Asia-Pac: Chief Executive-elect thanks CPG for appointment

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Source: Hong Kong Government special administrative region

Chief Executive-elect thanks CPG for appointment
Chief Executive-elect thanks CPG for appointment
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     Premier Li Keqiang presided at the seventh plenary meeting of the State Council today (May 20), and decided on the appointment of Mr John Lee as the sixth-term Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).     Following is the statement by Mr Lee:     “I am most grateful to the Central People’s Government (CPG) for appointing me as the sixth-term Chief Executive of the HKSAR. I am deeply honoured by the appointment and fully aware of the great responsibility upon me. I shall shoulder my mission with loyalty and perseverance.     “I pledge to live up to the expectations of the CPG and the people of Hong Kong. I will do my utmost to lead the new-term Government to comprehensively and accurately implement the principle of ‘one country, two systems’, ‘Hong Kong people administering Hong Kong’ and a high degree of autonomy in accordance with the Basic Law.     “I shall rise to the challenges ahead at my best, strive to help the needy, unite the society, and build a Hong Kong with vibrancy, hope and opportunities as well as a caring and inclusive culture.”

 
Ends/Friday, May 20, 2022Issued at HKT 19:44

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