Chief Executive Lee Ka-chiu and high-level government officials attended the National Day flag-raising ceremony in Golden Bauhinia Square and then moved to the National Day cocktail party at the exhibition.


In his speech, he praised Hong Kong people for having seen storms and waves, flexible "eating brains and bridges", although the environment facing Hong Kong will be unpredictable, opportunities and challenges will appear at the same time, and he quoted the "meritorious and ambitious work, extensive and diligent" of "Shangshu Zhou Shu Zhou Guan", emphasizing that as long as there is a common aspiration, unremitting efforts and unity, we can achieve the goal of creating glory again.


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Chief Executive Mr. and Mrs. Lee Ka-chiu entered the venue of the National Day Cocktail Party at 8 a.m. Present were the Chief Secretary for Administration, Mr Chan Kwok-kee, the Financial Secretary Paul Chan, the Secretary for Justice, Mr Lam Ting-kwok, and the Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal, Mr Cheung Ka-neng, among others.

Director of the National Security Office in Hong Kong, Tung King Wai (first from left), and Acting Commissioner of the Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong, Mr Li Wing-shing (second from left), attend the National Day cocktail reception.

Dong Jingwei, Director of the National Security Office, and Li Yongsheng, Acting Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong, attended the ceremony

Also present were Vice Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) Leung Chun-ying, Director of the Office of National Security in Hong Kong Dong Jingwei, Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government Zheng Yanxiong, Acting Commissioner of the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong, Li Yongsheng, and Political Commissar of the Hong Kong Garrison of the People's Liberation Army Lai Ruxin. The cocktail party began with singer Mo Warren and the Chinese Orchestra singing songs such as "Sing the Motherland", and then Li Jiachao delivered a speech at the cocktail party.

Li Jiachao said that the Policy Address will introduce policies to benefit people's livelihood, fight for the economy and do practical things. (Photo by Zheng Zifeng)

Lee Ka-chiu: The state supports Hong Kong in maintaining its unique advantages and achieving win-win results

Li Jiachao said in his speech that in the increasingly complex and severe strategic environment, the country has continued to make good achievements, consolidating China's important position as the largest manufacturing country, the largest country in goods trade, the largest foreign exchange reserves, the second largest country in service trade, the second largest consumer market in the world, and the second largest economy in the world. He said that this year is a landmark year, the 10th anniversary of the Belt and Road, the country has signed more than 200 cooperation documents with more than 180 countries and international organizations to jointly build the "Belt and Road", Hong Kong is an important functional platform, the state supports Hong Kong to maintain its unique advantages, offshore RMB services, and play a mutually beneficial and win-win role.

It is said that Hong Kong people have bridges, brain-eating flexible positions, and turn crises into opportunities

Lee Ka-chiu also said that Hong Kong is at a critical moment of governance and prosperity, and it is necessary to seek development, fight for the economy and competitiveness, although Hong Kong is facing an unpredictable environment and opportunities and challenges appear at the same time, but he said that "meritorious achievements, broad and diligent", as long as there is a common aspiration, unremitting efforts and unity, it can create glory again. He pointed out that Hong Kong people have seen storms and waves, and can withstand the test, "Hong Kong people 'have bridges and eat brains', know how to move flexibly, and turn crises into opportunities many times" to make Hong Kong more successful and more outstanding, and hoped that everyone would unite and work hard to contribute to the country and Hong Kong.

"Meritorious deeds, extensive and diligent" means that great deeds are achieved because of great aspirations; Accomplishing great deeds lies in hard work. From "Shangshu Zhoushu Zhou Guan".

The Policy Address has measures to benefit people's livelihood, fight for the economy and do practical things

He said that this year also marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of CEPA, the value of goods trade between the two places has more than doubled, many foreign investors have set up regional headquarters in Hong Kong, and it is also the <>th anniversary of the first H-share listing, with <> <> mainland companies listed in Hong Kong, and the total market capitalization of mainland companies accounting for <>% of the total market value of Hong Kong stocks. Lee Ka-chiu mentioned that over the past year, Hong Kong has shaken off the epidemic troubles, the economy has gradually optimistic, the total retail sales value in the first eight months of this year has risen by <>%, and the number of tourists has exceeded <> million.

The new Acting Commissioner of the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong, Li Yongsheng (front row, second from left), attends the flag-raising ceremony.

Acting Commissioner of the Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong, Li Yongsheng, attended the flag-raising ceremony

During the earlier National Day flag-raising ceremony, the police band played music, singers Tam Tianle and Li Yang led the singing, and the Chungentie Secondary School Singing Troupe sang the national anthem; The disciplined forces of the HKSAR Government salute in the air and at sea. Among the four former Chief Executives, Tung Chee-hwa continued to not appear, while Leung Chun-ying, Donald Tsang and Carrie Lam all attended, standing in the front row like Chief Executive John Lee. A number of members of the Executive Council and the Legislative Council also attended. Representatives of the Central Government's offices in Hong Kong also attended, including Zheng Yanxiong, Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government, and Li Yongsheng, Acting Commissioner of the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong.

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