Xi Jinping emphasized during inspections of Hong Kong troops
Fully strengthen the work of the troops stationed in Hong Kong at a new starting point and resolutely perform the sacred mission given by the party and the people
The Chinese Communist Party’s general secretary, president of the country, and chairman of the Central Military Commission of the Communist Party of China (CPC), who is attending the celebration of Hong Kong’s return to the motherland’s 20th anniversary, Xi Jinping, visited the Chinese People’s Liberation Army’s troops in Hong Kong this morning and expressed sincere congratulations on behalf of the Party Central Committee and the Central Military Commission to all commanders and soldiers in the Hong Kong troops. Greetings. Xi Jinping emphasized that we must take the party’s strong military objectives under the new situation as the guide, and comprehensively strengthen the work of the troops stationed in Hong Kong at a new starting point, resolutely implement the “one country, two systems” policy, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Basic Law and the Garrison Law, and resolutely safeguard national sovereignty and security. We will develop our interests and firmly safeguard the prosperity and stability of Hong Kong.
In Hong Kong in Midsummer, there are green hills under the Tai Mo Shan. The Shigang camp in Hong Kong is filled with a warm atmosphere. On the parade ground, hundreds of bright red flags fluttered in the wind, “to fully implement the great policy of ‘one country, two systems, firmly defend Hong Kong’s long-term prosperity and stability,” “to celebrate Hong Kong’s 20th anniversary of its return to the motherland, and sincerely wish Hong Kong a better tomorrow.” Particularly eye-catching. More than 4,000 parade guests from all walks of life in Hong Kong waved their national flags and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region flag and looked forward to the arrival of important moments.
At 9:20 a.m. Xu, Xi Jinping arrived at the Shigang camp area and boarded the inspection car to the parade ground. Tan Benhong, commander of the Hong Kong Armed Forces, reported that the read troops were ready and Xi Jinping issued an order to start the inspection.
The military band played a majestic parade. Xi Jinping inspected the 20 teams in Hong Kong in turn. More than 3,100 rehearsed officers and soldiers were able to carry out military training, air defenses, wheeled armored vehicles, and armed helicopters. Weapons and equipment were neatly organized and majestic. “Comrades are good!” “Chairman is good!” “Comrades have worked hard!” “Serve the people!” Xi Jinping’s cordial greetings boost morale, and the officers and men responded loudly to the sky. Warm applause rang from time to time on the reception desk.
After the review, Xi Jinping received the cadres above the Hong Kong troop units and directly affiliated units. He shook hands and took a group photo with everyone.
Afterwards, Xi Jinping listened to the work report of the Hong Kong troops and delivered an important speech. He pointed out that in the past 20 years, the troops stationed in Hong Kong have resolutely implemented the policy decisions of the Party Central Committee and the Central Military Commission, conscientiously implemented the “one country, two systems” policy, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Basic Law, and the Garrison Law, outstandingly completed various tasks centered on the implementation of defense, and demonstrated our military. The image of the mighty teacher and the teacher of civilization won the praise of Hong Kong compatriots.
Xi Jinping stressed that the troops stationed in Hong Kong are an important manifestation of national sovereignty, are an important force for safeguarding “one country, two systems,” and are an important cornerstone for safeguarding Hong Kong’s prosperity and stability. It is necessary to strengthen political awareness, sense of political power, and overall situation awareness, and increase the responsibility for maintaining “one country, two systems.” We must wait and see ourselves, stand by our tireless efforts, and do a good job in preparations for military struggle to give full play to the role of the sea. We must maintain a high degree of unity and unity among the troops, strengthen the “four consciousness,” and firmly “four confidences,” attach great importance to doing a good job of governing the army according to the law, and forging a strong army with iron beliefs, iron beliefs, iron discipline, and iron. .
Fan Changlong, Wang Huning, Li Zhanshu, Wang Chen, Yang Jiechi, Zhang Qingli, Tung Chee Hwa, and Liang Zhenying participated in the related activities. (Xinhua News Agency, Hong Kong, June 30th, reporters Li Xuanliang and Yan Yi)