Premier Wen meets HK Chief Executive, pledges all-out support
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Friday met with Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Chief Executive Donald Tsang and pledged "all-out support" for Tsang and his government.
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao meets with Chief Executive Donald Tsang of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) in Beijing, Nov. 23, 2007. [Xinhua]
The central government will continue to unswervingly uphold the principles of "one country, two systems" and the Basic Law of the HKSAR, and "give all-out support" for the HKSAR Chief Executive and the HKSAR government in governance according to law, Wen said.
After hearing a report by Tsang on his work, Wen spoke highly of the achievements of the third-term HKSAR government that was installed on July 1, 2007, and called on the HKSAR government and the whole of Hong Kong society to continue their development.
Donald Tsang Yam-kuen was formally reappointed Hong Kong chief executive in April this year, and his new five-year term started on July 1, 2007.
The Hong Kong SAR Government was officially founded on July 1, 1997 when Hong Kong returned to the motherland.
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