Hong Kong’s former, incoming leaders attend July 1 flag-raising ceremony
John Lee is set to be sworn in at an inauguration ceremony to be officiated by Xi at 10am, flag-raising ceremony expected to proceed despite potentially bad weather.
Hong Kong’s incoming and outgoing leaders attended a flag-raising ceremony at the Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai on Friday to mark the 25th anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese rule.
Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, whose five-year term expired on Thursday, showed up alongside her husband, joined by incoming chief executive John Lee Ka-chiu and his wife. Other participants included local and state officials.