Xia Baolong, director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office. Photo: Reuters
Xia Baolong, director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office. Photo: Reuters

Top Beijing official in Hong Kong lays out 5 expectations for new lawmakers in unprecedented meeting

  • Xia Baolong tells lawmakers they must be ‘firm patriots’ who protect national security and defenders of executive-led model of government, among other duties
  • Legco president says it is ‘appropriate’ for central government officials to offer guidance to lawmakers after Beijing exerted full jurisdiction over Hong Kong

Topic |   Hong Kong Legislative Council election 2021
Xia Baolong, director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office. Photo: Reuters
Xia Baolong, director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office. Photo: Reuters
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