The Chinese National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s national legislature, held a press conference Thursday night, ahead of the opening of its annual session.
According to Zhang Yesui, spokesperson for the fourth session of the 13th NPC, the upcoming session will review The Draft NPC Decision on Improving the Electoral System of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), said a press release of the Chinese Embassy Dhaka.The electoral system of the HKSAR is an important part of its political structure. What happened in recent years has proven the need to improve the system in steps with the times in order to provide a sound institutional guarantee for fully and faithfully implementing “one country, two systems” and fully implementing the principle of “patriots governing HKSAR”.
As China’s top legislature, NPC will exercise its power to make a decision at the constitutional level to improve the electoral system of the HKSAR.
The Chinese government is determined in implementing the policy of “one country, two systems” and “Hong Kong people administering Hong Kong with a high degree of autonomy”, safeguarding national sovereignty and security.