Carrie Lam, pictured with Vice-Premier Han Zheng last year, is due in Beijing on Wednesday for her first official meeting with Han since the Hong Kong protests took hold in the summer. Photo: Xinhua

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to meet Vice-Premier Han Zheng in Beijing for first official sit-down since protests erupted

  • Sources say she will be briefed on key policies on protest crisis, as well as enactment of national security law
  • This marks change of plans for chief executive’s mainland visit, with Lam to fly to the capital to meet state leader in charge of Hong Kong affairs
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Carrie Lam, pictured with Vice-Premier Han Zheng last year, is due in Beijing on Wednesday for her first official meeting with Han since the Hong Kong protests took hold in the summer. Photo: Xinhua
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Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung became a political journalist in 2007. He joined the Post in 2012 and now leads the Hong Kong-mainland relations team on the Hong Kong desk. Tony also writes about the economy, and reports from mainland China, the United States, Germany and Britain.

Jun Mai

Jun Mai

Jun Mai is an award-winning journalist covering China's political and social news. He writes about China's elite politics, general policies and social activism. He is currently based in Beijing.

He Huifeng

He Huifeng

He Huifeng is an award-winning journalist and has been focusing on mainland news reporting since 2001 for several overseas media. She has gained an in-depth knowledge of political, economic and social issues on the mainland through years of close observation, which has given her a love for journalism in the field.