President Xi Jinping will be in Hong Kong from June 29 to July 1 to attend activities in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland and the inauguration ceremony of the Fifth Term of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government.
The Chief Executive, Mr C Y Leung, today (June 25) extends his welcome and gratitude to President Xi. Mr Leung said: "Over the past 20 years, with the support of the country, Hong Kong has successfully implemented the principles of 'one country, two systems', 'Hong Kong people administering Hong Kong' and a high degree of autonomy, and has made progress in various areas. President Xi's visit to the HKSAR at this important moment to attend the celebration activities and the inauguration ceremony fully shows the importance that the Central Authorities attach to and their support for Hong Kong. I would like to extend my deepest gratitude to the President.”