Hong Kong SAR's new Chief Executive and Government sworn in - 1 July 2017

The Inaugural Ceremony of the Fifth Term Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) was held on 1 July 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.  President Xi Jinping, who was in Hong Kong for this special occasion and for the 20th anniversary of the return of Hong Kong to the motherland and the establishment of the HKSAR, swore in the Chief Executive, Mrs Carrie Lam, and the Principal Officials.  The Chief Executive then swore in members of the Executive Council.  The wife of President Xi, Ms Peng Liyuan, and about 2000 guests also attended the ceremony.  

Attached are the speeches made by President Xi Jinping and Chief Executive Carrie Lam.


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