Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying says the central government fully endorses the work of himself and the SAR government in the past year and has pledged continued support.
Leung Chun-ying has reported his work in the past year to Beijing.
SOUNDBITE (CHINESE): LEUNG CHUN-YING, HKSAR Chief Executive
“The central government thinks Hong Kong has unique advantages in geography, talents, rule of law, market and development space. It also urges Hong Kong to adhere to and implement the ‘One Country, Two Systems’ principle, which is advantageous to Hong Kong’s development. The central government is willing to support us and asks the SAR government to incorporate Hong Kong’s development with the national development strategy.”
Leung said Hong Kong government will enhance financial and sci-tech cooperation with the inland in the following year, develop together with the country, and seek fresh impetus for Hong Kong’s future development.