[Concurrent] Li Jiachao, Secretary for Security of Hong Kong

  We hope to take the lead through the sponsorship of the government, because national security belongs to the education of the whole people, and the National Security Law also clearly says that maintaining national security is the responsibility of all compatriots, so every Chinese has this responsibility.

  [Explanation] April 15 this year is China's sixth "National Security Education Day for all people" and the first "National Security Education Day for all people" after the promulgation and implementation of the Hong Kong National Security Law in Hong Kong.

A few days ago, Hong Kong Security Secretary Li Jiachao revealed in an exclusive interview with a reporter from China News Agency that this year’s National Security Education Day event was led and prepared by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government for the first time, which is of great significance.

The Secretariat of the National Security Council is responsible for the overall planning and will hold the opening ceremony and special lectures on the 15th.

  [Concurrent] Li Jiachao, Secretary for Security of Hong Kong

  Our key program that day was the opening ceremony. In addition, we had special lectures. The topics we talked about included political security, economic security, homeland security, military security, and overseas interests (security). The speakers were all very important. , The topics discussed are very important and important.

One of the important points is that we selected three locations on the morning of the 15th.

We have a puzzle activity called "Guoan·Jiaan·Tongxinhui", where celebrities, celebrities, and athletes will come out to join the common people, take pictures and put them together on the puzzle.

  [Commentary] Li Jiachao introduced that this year the Hong Kong Security Bureau’s disciplined services including the Hong Kong Police Force, Immigration Department, Customs, Government Flying Service, Fire Department, Correctional Services Department and other disciplined services will hold open days at the Training Academy, focusing on Hong Kong’s national security education was launched, through exhibitions and performances, to enhance Hong Kong citizens’ understanding of national security and disciplinary forces.

  [Concurrent] Li Jiachao, Secretary for Security of Hong Kong

  We take national security education as our focus. First, we have exhibitions about the Constitution, Basic Law, National Security Law, and so on. We also have exhibitions about our equipment, including firearms, to introduce how to handle some cases.

The police force has anti-terrorism performances, and anti-terrorism is also part of our national security maintenance.

It is also taking this opportunity to let them (Hong Kong citizens) know more about the work of each department, and to bring the people closer to the disciplined services.

  [Commentary] Speaking of the importance of national security education, Li Jiachao admitted frankly that in the past few years, there has been a tendency for local terrorism in Hong Kong to breed.

He revealed that between 2019 and 2020, the police force has handled more than 20 terrorism-related cases, including the seizure of 10 kilograms of explosives and the powerful explosive TATP known as the "Mother of Satan".

Li Jiachao said that terrorist activities have seriously endangered Hong Kong and national security, and the Hong Kong Disciplinary Forces, relying on their efficient intelligence work, have stopped these cases from being issued.

  [Concurrent] Li Jiachao, Secretary for Security of Hong Kong

  Below the Security Bureau, an inter-departmental anti-terrorism task force has actually been established. All six disciplinary forces are members, and all six disciplinary forces participate in the collection of intelligence.

Every field has activities that may involve terrorist activities, violent acts, and endangering national security. This intelligence network is very important.

In addition, our disciplinary forces are actually very good individuals.

After the National Security Law was promulgated, you see that our police force can enforce the law immediately in a short period of time, and the results are obvious to all.

  [Explanation] Li Jiachao pointed out that there are currently about 70,000 disciplinary forces in Hong Kong, accounting for more than one-third of the staff of the SAR government. This shows the importance of maintaining national security for Hong Kong.

He said that with the support of the state, the National Security Law and the improvement of the electoral system have alleviated the problems of "internal worries" and "foreign troubles" for Hong Kong.

He said that he is full of confidence in the future peace and stability of Hong Kong.

  [Concurrent] Li Jiachao, Secretary for Security of Hong Kong

  One-third of the government’s overall authority is dedicated to safeguarding national security and ensuring the prosperity and stability of Hong Kong.

Maintaining law and order, order, and tranquility in Hong Kong is a key message that allows foreign countries to see that our central forces are very united. It is to ensure that Hong Kong will not be chaotic and will fight against you.

Don't underestimate them, because in the past history, you see that they are able to stand up, firm and you also know what power they can exert.

In addition, we have the backing of the country, the national security law, and now that the electoral system is perfected, and internal worries have been reduced even more. Then our external power can be built even more.

So step by step, Hong Kong will be more stable, and I have more confidence in the overall internal security of (Hong Kong).

  Reporter Fan Siyi and Li Yue reporting from Hong Kong

Editor in charge: [Ji Xiang]