The People's Liberation Army Hong Kong garrison has completed its 24th troop rotation since the handover today.
The officers and soldiers departing Hong Kong expressed their gratitude for the care and support of Hongkongers. The PLA also thanked the Hong Kong government for its cooperation during the rotation.
The PLA added that the newly rotated troops have undergone training in order to be prepared to defend the SAR. It also said that they would obey the laws of the special administrative region and protect Hong Kong's stability and prosperity.