President Xi Jinping (centre), Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying (second from right) and chief executive-elect Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (right) attend the signing ceremony for the Palace Museum. Photo: SCMP President Xi Jinping (centre), Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying (second from right) and chief executive-elect Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (right) attend the signing ceremony for the Palace Museum. Photo: SCMP
President Xi Jinping (centre), Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying (second from right) and chief executive-elect Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (right) attend the signing ceremony for the Palace Museum. Photo: SCMP

Xi Jinping witnesses Beijing’s seal of approval for Hong Kong’s controversial Palace Museum

The ceremony took place after Xi was briefed on progress of work on district and watched performance of Cantonese opera by two singers in traditional costume

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President Xi Jinping (centre), Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying (second from right) and chief executive-elect Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (right) attend the signing ceremony for the Palace Museum. Photo: SCMP President Xi Jinping (centre), Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying (second from right) and chief executive-elect Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (right) attend the signing ceremony for the Palace Museum. Photo: SCMP
President Xi Jinping (centre), Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying (second from right) and chief executive-elect Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (right) attend the signing ceremony for the Palace Museum. Photo: SCMP
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