What the Presidents said

PUBLISHED : Monday, 02 July, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 02 July, 2012, 12:00am


2002 5th anniversary Jiang Zemin's 'three hopes'

1 People of all circles in Hong Kong will do still a better job in adapting themselves to the new Hong Kong ... and become better masters of Hong Kong, and of our great motherland too.

2 The executive, legislative and judicial bodies of the Hong Kong SAR will constantly improve their job performance so as to provide better services to the public and society.

3 The SAR government and the Hong Kong people in general will strengthen their confidence and work persistently towards a new economic landscape in Hong Kong.

2007 10th anniversary Hu Jintao's 'four major points'

1 Fully and faithfully appreciate and implement the policy of 'one country, two systems'.

2 Strictly comply with the Basic Law.

3 Give high priority to promoting economic development and improving people's well-being.

4 Uphold social harmony and stability.

2012 15th anniversary Hu's 'four expectations'

1 Promote social harmony and stability by improving people's livelihood.

2 Uphold the the Basic Law while continuing to advance the democratic process in accordance to the mini-constitution.

3 Enhance competitiveness by having better strategic planning for its long-term development and bring into better play the role of the government in promoting economic and social development.

4 Strengthen human resources development, particularly in nurturing young potential political leaders.

... and he adds 'three commitments'

1 Implement the principles of 'one country, two systems'.

2 Fully support the chief executive and the government in carrying out administration according to the law.

3 Maintain and promote the long-term prosperity and stability of Hong Kong.