Four national astronauts started their visit to Hong Kong today (4th), and the Chief Executive John Lee warmly welcomed the visiting delegation, thanking the Central Government for the arrangements, believing that it reflects the Central Government's love and support for Hong Kong.


Starting from 1pm today, the Home Affairs Department (HAD) will distribute about 20,5000 free reserved tickets to members of the public at <> Home Affairs Enquiry Centres, subject to a limit of two tickets per person, while stocks last.


Visiting astronauts include Liu Boming, Wang Yaping, Chen Dong and Zhang Lu

Li Jiachao met with reporters before attending the executive meeting and announced that the visit of the Chinese manned space program delegation to Hong Kong was led by Lin Xiqiang, deputy director of the China Manned Space Engineering Office, and the members included astronaut Liu Boming of the Shenzhou-12 crew, Wang Yaping, astronaut of the Shenzhou-13 crew, Chen Dong, astronaut of the Shenzhou-14 crew, Zhang Lu, astronaut of the Shenzhou-15 crew, and experts in related fields of manned space engineering systems.

The astronauts will meet with teachers and students from universities, middle schools and primary schools

During the visit, the delegation will attend a media briefing to introduce the development of the manned space project and answer questions from reporters, unveil the "China Manned Space Engineering Exhibition", and meet with teachers and students from Hong Kong's I&T sector, universities, secondary schools and primary schools. They will attend the "Hong Kong Parade to Welcome the China Manned Space Engineering Delegation" at 29pm tomorrow (5th), which will be broadcast live on TVB Jade and rebroadcast in full at 2:1 pm on Jade on 15 next month.

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The delegation's visit to Hong Kong shows the importance that the country attaches to Hong Kong's youth

Mr Lee said that the delegation's visit to Hong Kong was of three major significances, first of all, it reflected the significant development of the country's aerospace science and technology, which made Hong Kong people proud, and the delegation's visit to the Hong Kong Science Museum to unveil the exhibition of China's manned space engineering exhibition, which he believed would enable the public to have a closer understanding of the achievements of the country's space development and deepen the public's understanding of the development of the country's aerospace technology.

During their visit to Hong Kong, the delegation will meet with teachers and students from Hong Kong's universities, primary and secondary schools to share the development process and latest development of the country's aerospace industry, fully demonstrating the importance that the country attaches to the future development of Hong Kong's youth.

He pointed out that the research teams of local universities have participated in many national space missions, and he believed that the delegation's visit to Hong Kong will be a great encouragement to Hong Kong to develop aerospace research and promote I&T development, and to build Hong Kong into an international innovation and technology hub.

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