Members of the Executive Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) are sworn in by Chief Executive of the HKSAR Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, in Hong Kong, south China, July 1, 2017. (Xinhua/Li Tao)
HONG KONG, July 1 (Xinhua) -- Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor was sworn in Saturday morning as the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
Lam took her oath before President Xi Jinping, who oversaw the swearing-in ceremony. The president shook hands with Lam after the oath taking.
Then, the principal officials of the fifth-term HKSAR government also took their oaths before Xi.
Members of the Executive Council of the HKSAR were sworn in by Lam.