China News Agency, Hong Kong, March 5th. On the 5th, Vice Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, Dong Jianhua, issued a statement on the opening of the National People's Congress, stating that the central government's determination to unswervingly implement the "one country, two systems" policy has not changed.
Tung Chee-hwa believes that this year's National Two Sessions Agenda is extremely important for promoting the long-term development of the country and Hong Kong.
He pointed out that from the perspective of national governance, the “14th Five-Year Plan” and the draft outline of the “2035 Vision Goals” are the central government’s foresighted strategic layout under the new situation. It is not only related to the future well-being of the 1.4 billion Chinese people, but also It will bring huge development opportunities to the world economy.
From the perspective of Hong Kong governance, the full implementation of the principle of "patriots ruling Hong Kong" and the improvement of the election system of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region are major measures taken by the central government to fully implement the "One Country, Two Systems" policy. It is not only related to the well-being of 7.5 million Hong Kong citizens, but also The long-term stability of the SAR brings sound institutional guarantees.
"Since the reunification, the central government's determination to unswervingly implement the policy of'one country, two systems' in accordance with the Constitution and the Basic Law has not changed, the determination to protect Hong Kong citizens' rights and freedoms in accordance with the law has not changed, and the determination to promote the gradual and orderly development of Hong Kong's democratic system has not changed." Tung Chee-hwa said.
He also pointed out that the full implementation of the principle of "patriots ruling Hong Kong" will correct the chaos of Hong Kong's political ecology in the past few years, and prevent anti-China chaos Hong Kong elements from entering Hong Kong's governance structure through elections, which is beneficial to national sovereignty, security, and development interests, and The long-term prosperity and stability of Hong Kong have caused harm. This is what the people want, and it is a matter of course.
Tung Chee-hwa believes that Hong Kong has reached a critical moment where reforms will not work.
It is the core of "One Country, Two Systems" that patriots hold important public positions, and it is also a universally recognized political ethic.
He believed that the vast majority of Hong Kong citizens would like to see Hong Kong ruled by patriots who love Hong Kong, adhere to the foundation of "one country", make good use of the benefits of "two systems", strive to solve various social, economic, and people’s livelihood issues, and actively integrate into it. The overall situation of the country’s development is to complement the advantages of the Mainland and develop in coordination to create a harmonious, stable and prosperous social environment for Hong Kong citizens to live and work in peace and contentment.