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President Hu speaks highly of outgoing Macao chief executive's work

2009-12-19 15:01 BJT

Special Report: Macao 10 Years On |

MACAO, Dec. 19 (Xinhua) -- President Hu Jintao on Saturday spoke highly of the contributions made by Edmund Ho Hau Wah, the outgoing chief executive of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR), to the city and the country.

Shortly after arriving in the southern Chinese SAR, Hu met and praised Edmund Ho, saying the chief executive "did much pioneering work in the successful implementation of 'one country, two systems' in Macao."

President Hu Jintao on Saturday spoke highly of the contributions made by Edmund Ho Hau Wah, the outgoing chief executive of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR), to the city and the country.
President Hu Jintao on Saturday spoke highly of the contributions made by 
Edmund Ho Hau Wah, the outgoing chief executive of the Macao Special 
Administrative Region (SAR), to the city and the country.

Hu arrived here Saturday noon to attend the celebrations marking the 10th anniversary of the city's return to the motherland.

Hu, also general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and chairman of the CPC Central Military Commission, will also attend the inauguration of the third-term government of the Macao Special Administrative Region on Sunday.

"You have been the Macao SAR chief executive for ten years. In the past decade, you are devoted to the job, work diligently and in an enterprising way," the president told Edmund Ho.

Hu said the post of Macao SAR chief executive means a great task and bears strong responsibilities.