Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Leung Chun-ying, in Hong Kong, south China, June 29, 2017. (Xinhua/Ju Peng)
HONG KONG, June 29 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping met with outgoing Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Leung Chun-ying here Thursday noon, saying the central government fully acknowledged his work during his five-year term of office.
Accompanied by Leung, Xi also met with senior figures of the SAR's executive, legislative and judicial bodies on Thursday afternoon.
Xi arrived in Hong Kong earlier Thursday for a three-day trip to attend celebrations marking the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland and the inauguration of the HKSAR's fifth-term government. He will also inspect the SAR.