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Xi hears work report from HKSAR chief executive

27 Jan 2021, 21:30 GMT+10

© Provided by Xinhua | Citizens wearing masks take selfies at Victoria Peak in Hong Kong, south China, Jan. 15, 2021. (Xinhua/Lo Ping Fai)

BEIJING, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- President Xi Jinping on Wednesday heard a work report delivered via video link by Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam on the HKSAR government's work in 2020, its COVID-19 response and other situations.

"On major issues such as national security, you have taken a firm stand and assumed responsibilities, demonstrating your love of and deep sense of responsibility to the motherland and Hong Kong," Xi told Lam.

"The central authorities fully acknowledge your performance and the performance of the HKSAR government in fulfilling duties," Xi said.

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