“I hope that the two special administrative regions can move forward together, and firmly cooperate, by jointly building the newest region in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Great Bay, and integrating the national development environment to achieve the best realization of each of them,” Hu Ayat Seng said, according to an official statement, The developments, creating a better life for the people, and jointly formulating a new chapter in the great cause of “one country, two systems”.
The chief executive of Macao also emphasized the “same cultural origin” of the two semi-autonomous Chinese regions, as well as “close relations in economy and trade, with effective results in exchange and cooperation.”
Jun Lee Ka-chiu, Hong Kong’s only chief executive candidate, was installed in the morning’s poll (local time), receiving 1,416 votes from 1,463 members of the Election Commission, most of whom are pro-Beijing.
On July 1, the date that marks the handover of Hong Kong from the United Kingdom to China, John Lee will replace Carrie Lam, 65, who has decided not to run for a new five-year term.
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