[Explanation] On May 8, the election of the sixth chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region was successfully completed. Li Jiachao was elected as the sixth chief executive candidate with 1,416 votes.

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  The poll results for the sixth term Chief Executive election held on May 8, 2022 are as follows: Mr. Li Jiachao, the only candidate, received 1,416 votes in support.

I now declare that the sole candidate, Mr. Li Jiachao, has been elected in the above election.

  [Concurrent] Li Jiachao, candidate for the sixth chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

  I am very grateful to the General Assembly for giving me the opportunity to say very short words here, and to express my heartfelt thanks to every elector, whether they support me or not, I sincerely thank you.

Because you are the voters who supported the election of the Chief Executive today.

I would also like to thank every friend present here, as well as the people of Hong Kong who watched the live broadcast next to the TV.

I am very grateful to everyone for their support and encouragement.

Today is the Chief Executive Election Day, which is important to me, but today is also Mother's Day, Buddha's Birthday, and World Smile Day set by the International Red Cross, so we can all be very happy today Welcome to such a historic day today.

  [Explanation] On that day, many members of the SAR Election Committee witnessed this historic moment on the spot.

In an exclusive interview with a reporter from China News Agency, an electoral committee said that Li Jiachao has served the government for a long time and has rich experience. He hopes that he can take into account the interests of the country and Hong Kong, solve Hong Kong's practical problems, and comprehensively enhance Hong Kong's competitiveness.

  [Concurrent] Wu Yingpeng, member of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Election Committee

  Mr. Li Jiachao has served the government for a long time and has extensive experience in various departments. He has a big-picture awareness and a pragmatic spirit. I believe he can take into account the overall interests of the country and Hong Kong.

The result-oriented governance concept put forward by Mr. Li Jiachao is conducive to solving the deep-seated problems of Hong Kong and enhancing the competitiveness of Hong Kong in an all-round way.

  [Concurrent] Chen Kairong, member of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Election Committee

  In this venue today, in fact, many of my seniors and friends in the political arena gathered here to witness together.

I think Mr. Li Jiachao was elected today. I believe he is a very good leader, and he is well-received. I believe that all Hong Kong citizens will witness his pragmatic attitude and lead Hong Kong to a new peak and prosperity in the future.

  [Explanation] This election is the first chief executive election after the improvement of the Hong Kong SAR election system.

Many election committees expressed satisfaction with the election results and hoped that the new SAR Chief Executive could lead Hong Kong to open a new chapter.

  [Concurrent] Cheng Liyuan, member of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Election Committee

  We are very happy when the result came out, because we really chose a person who can govern Hong Kong. Under this new election system, we also see that Mr. Li Jiachao is a responsible person who can lead us all. Citizens of Hong Kong to create a new chapter together.

  [Concurrent] Zhan Sheng, member of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Election Committee

  I think that under this election system, this is the last step of "patriots ruling Hong Kong". I hope that after the election of Mr. Li Jiachao as the new chief executive, it will bring long-term stability to Hong Kong and open a new chapter for Hong Kong.

  [Concurrent] Kwong Mei-yun, member of the Hong Kong SAR Election Committee

  Our new Chief Executive, Mr. Li Jiachao, is a responsible, effective, down-to-earth, and caring Chief Executive, so I have high hopes for him, so I am very happy, because everyone is very excited today, you see that we have so many elections today The commission is here, and the voter turnout is so high, everyone knows that everyone is working together, hoping that Hong Kong will get better and better and shine again.

  Reporter Fan Siyi Li Yue Liang Yuan Luo Siyu Hong Kong reports

Responsible editor: [Wang Kai]

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