Chinese president Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang on Monday met respectively with CY Leung and Chui Sai On, chief executives of Hong Kong and Macao Special Administrative Regions(SAR), fully endorsing their work and that of their respective governments.
Xi told the two executives that the fate of the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong and Macao are closely linked. Mutual development and complement are needed to achieve the Chinese dream, which is the rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.
Xi said Leung’s policy idea, seeking change while maintaining stability, has been widely recognized by Hong Kong citizens. He urged Leung and the Hong Kong SAR government to fully implement the idea. Xi said he hoped Hong Kong society can unite together and support Leung and the government.
As for Macao, Xi urged the local government and various social circles to study major problems that hinder its development despite the current sound period, in order to lay the groundwork for its long-term development.
The two executives came to Beijing to attend the closing ceremony of the 1st session of the 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) on Sunday.
Chairman of the NPC Standing Committee Zhang Dejiang, vice president Li Yuanchao and state councilor Yang Jiechi joined the meeting.
On Monday afternoon, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang also met with CY Leung and Chui Sai On.
After hearing government work reports by the two executives, Li also endorsed their works and that of their respective governments.
Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong, state councilor Yang Jing and Yang Jiechi joined the meeting.
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