Chinese President Xi Jinping with Hong Kong Chief Executive-elect John Lee in Beijing. Photo: Handout
Chinese President Xi Jinping with Hong Kong Chief Executive-elect John Lee in Beijing. Photo: Handout
John Lee

Chinese president praises incoming Hong Kong leader as patriot, expresses confidence in ‘new chapter’ for city

  • John Lee receives letter officially appointing him as chief executive in meeting with leaders in Beijing
  • Chinese President Xi Jinping also stresses central government’s commitment to ‘one country, two systems’ principle has ‘never been shaken’ and will not change

Chinese President Xi Jinping with Hong Kong Chief Executive-elect John Lee in Beijing. Photo: Handout
Chinese President Xi Jinping with Hong Kong Chief Executive-elect John Lee in Beijing. Photo: Handout
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