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President Xi meets Macao's chief executive

(Xinhua) Updated: 2014-09-22 19:30

BEIJING - President Xi Jinping met with Chui Sai On, chief executive of the Macao Special Administrative Region, on Monday.

Chui, 57, was re-elected for a fourth term as chief executive of the Macao SAR on Aug 31.

Xi congratulated Chui and said the central government appreciates the work of Chui and his administration in Macao in coping with various challenges, developing economy, improving people's livelihoods and enhancing communication with the mainland over the last five years.

"The internal and external environment of Macao has witnessed great changes and that will require better work from the new administration," Xi said.

Xi told Chui to diligently perform his duty, promote the sense of foresight and preparedness, improve the work of administration and advance the sustainable development for Macao.

He also urged the chief executive to help the successful practice of "one country, two systems" in Macao.

Top legislator Zhang Dejiang and Vice President Li Yuanchao attended the meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

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