HK to elect chief executive with majority support
Updated: 2012-03-14 13:12
BEIJING - Premier Wen Jiabao said Wednesday he believes Hong Kong will elect a chief executive who enjoys the support of the vast majority of local people.
"The election of the fourth term Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) is currently underway," Wen said at a press conference after the conclusion of the annual parliamentary session.
"I believe that as long as the principle of openness, justice and fairness is observed and relevant legal procedures are complied with, Hong Kong will elect a chief executive who enjoys the support of the vast majority of Hong Kong people," Wen said.