Chui appoints president, members of Macao chief executive election management committee

Source: Xinhua| 2019-02-11 15:08:50|Editor: mmm
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MACAO, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) -- Macao's current chief executive Chui Sai On appointed the president and members of a management committee for the coming election of the new chief executive of the special administrative region (SAR), the government of the Macao SAR said on Monday.

A latest gazette released by the SAR government said that Chui has appointed Song Man Lei, Judge of Macao's Court of Final Appeal, as the president of SAR chief executive election management committee.

He also has appointed Deputy Public Prosecutor Chan Tsz King, Judge of Intermediate Court Tong Hio Fong, Director of Public Administration and Civil Service Bureau Kou Peng Kuan, and Director of Government Information Bureau Chan Chi Ping as members of the management committee.

According to the Basic Law of the Macao SAR, the chief executive, with a five-year tenure for each term, shall be elected by a 400-member committee. The election for members of chief executive election committee is scheduled for June 16, 2019.

According to Macao's law on the election of chief executive, the current chief executive should also appoint a management committee with a president and members in 15 days after the date of election for members of chief executive election committee is published.