China News Service, Hong Kong, April 9th. On the 9th, officials from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government arranged a number of interpretation sessions to explain to representatives from all walks of life on the newly revised Annex I and Annex II of the Hong Kong Basic Law adopted by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress.
The Chief Secretary for Administration Zhang Jianzong met with representatives of Hong Kong people from some national organizations and presided over a commentary.
The Chief Executive Carrie Lam also attended and answered questions from participants.
Zhang Jianzong emphasized that the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress adopted the newly revised Annex I and Annex II of the Basic Law to implement and improve the election system, which can ensure "patriots ruling Hong Kong" and protect the overall interests of society, and national sovereignty, security and development interests will be fully guaranteed. , The constitutional order of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region established in accordance with the Constitution and the Basic Law will be fully maintained to ensure that the practice of "one country, two systems" is stable and far-reaching, and Hong Kong will maintain long-term stability.
Zhang Jianzong reiterated that the Election Committee (Election Committee) is the core element of improving the electoral system.
In general, the enlarged Election Committee will include representatives of more sectors and classes, and will better represent the overall interests and fundamental interests of Hong Kong society.
He encouraged those attending the commentary to give more explanations on the improvement of the electoral system, so as to deepen the understanding of the new electoral system and its necessity and urgency among people from different sectors of society.
The Secretary of Justice Zheng Ruohua hosted two briefing sessions on the same day, meeting with representatives of the Law Society of Hong Kong and stakeholders in the legal profession to continue to explain and improve the election system of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Zheng Ruohua said that this amendment better implements the principle of "patriots ruling Hong Kong", effectively maintains the constitutional order established by the Constitution and the Basic Law, and builds a new democratic election system that conforms to the actual conditions of Hong Kong and has Hong Kong characteristics. "One country, two systems" is back on track and continues to maintain the prosperity and stability of Hong Kong.
She called on participants to support the government's efforts to implement and improve the electoral system.
In a meeting with representatives of the social welfare sector, the Secretary for Labour and Welfare Law Chi-Kwong pointed out that improving the electoral system aims to fully implement the principle of "patriots ruling Hong Kong" to ensure the stability of "one country, two systems" and improve governance effectiveness.
He hoped that after the amendment, the society can focus on the economy, improve people's livelihood, work together to solve deep-seated problems, and provide assistance to the needy classes.
The Secretary for the Environment Wong Kam-sing met with representatives of district organizations in Southern District and Wan Chai respectively on the same day.
He said at the meeting that perfecting the electoral system and implementing the principle of "patriots ruling Hong Kong" can put chaos out.
It is hoped that society will return to the right track, so that "One Country, Two Systems" will be stable and far-reaching.
Huang Jinxing pointed out that improving the electoral system allows the government and society to focus on improving people's livelihood, developing the economy, and improving environmental protection, so that the public can live and work in peace and contentment.
He encouraged regional representatives to learn more about and support relevant legislative work, and explain to community members on improving the electoral system.
The Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Yau Tenghua reiterated the necessity and urgency of improving the electoral system and the importance of creating a stable business environment and ensuring the prosperity and stability of Hong Kong during a meeting with representatives of the textile and clothing industry, and called on them to give their full support Relevant amendments.
He emphasized that the improvement of the electoral system can effectively solve the dilemma of the pan-politicization and internal friction of Hong Kong society in recent years, and effectively improve the governance efficiency of the SAR, so that the SAR can concentrate on dealing with economic and people’s livelihood issues and make good use of its unique advantages. With the strong support of the central government, we will expand the economy and achieve long-term prosperity and stability.
The Secretary for Home Affairs, Xu Yingwei, met with representatives of the Kowloon Federation of Societies on the same day and emphasized that the amendments are important, necessary and urgent. The SAR government will go all out to promote the amendment of relevant local election laws so that the new electoral system can be implemented as soon as possible. Fully implemented, I hope that participants will also agree and support the relevant work of the government.
The Secretary for Food and Health, Chen Zhaoshi, said in a meeting with representatives from the medical profession that only social stability and good governance can enable the SAR government to focus on various economic and livelihood issues, for the welfare of the people, and to let the people live in peace and contentment.
The new amendments to the electoral system will maintain the constitutional order established by the Constitution and the Basic Law, and enhance the governance efficiency of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, so that the "one country, two systems" can be stabilized and far-reaching.
She hopes that the general public will work together to promote and complete the relevant legislation.
The Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Xu Zhengyu, held three briefing sessions on the same day, meeting with representatives of the financial services and insurance sectors respectively.
Xu Zhengyu said that a sound electoral system can protect the overall interests of society, effectively improve the governance efficiency of the SAR, make the "one country, two systems" stable and far-reaching, and maintain the stability and prosperity of Hong Kong.
He said: "The country's 14th Five-Year Plan supports and enhances Hong Kong's status as an international financial center. We will continue to vigorously develop Hong Kong's financial market and infrastructure in all aspects, and cultivate diverse professionals, so that Hong Kong can better integrate into the overall development of the country." (Finish)