China News Agency, Hong Kong, January 9th. Colonel Wu Tao, spokesman of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Garrison in Hong Kong, announced on the 9th that the new commander of the Hong Kong Garrison will be appointed.
The news pointed out that recently, Xi Jinping, chairman of the Central Military Commission, signed an order to appoint Major General Peng Jingtang, deputy chief of staff of the Armed Police Force, as the commander of the troops stationed in Hong Kong.
General Wang Xiubin, commander of the Southern Theater Command, announced the appointment a few days ago.
Major General Peng Jingtang, the newly appointed commander of the Hong Kong Garrison, said that he will work with all officers and soldiers of the garrison to resolutely follow the command of the Party Central Committee, the Central Military Commission and Chairman Xi, fully implement the "one country, two systems" policy, perform defense duties in accordance with the law, and resolutely defend national sovereignty, security, and development interests. , firmly safeguard Hong Kong's long-term prosperity, stability and long-term stability.