MACAO, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Chief Executive of Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) Chui Sai On appointed seven members of the sixth Legislative Assembly, the SAR Official Gazette said on Wednesday.
The SAR Official Gazette said according to the Basic Law and the regulation on Macao SAR legislative election, Chui Sai On appointed Ma Chi Seng, Pang Chuan, Wu Chou Kit, Lao Chi Ngai, Fong Ka Chio, Iau Teng Pio, and Chan Wa Keong as the members of the sixth Legislative Assembly.
The election of the sixth Legislative Assembly of Macao SAR wrapped up on Sept. 18, as the preliminary results showed that 14 candidates won the directly-elected seats, and 12 won the indirectly-elected seats.
After the auditing of the preliminary result, those directly-elected and indirectly-elected lawmakers were officially confirmed and the SAR chief executive appointed another seven, adding the total seat number of the sixth Legislative Assembly to 33.
The term of office of the sixth Legislative Assembly is four years, which will start in October 2017.