Top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng will take part in the week-long 6th Strait Forum, which will kick off on June 15 in the coastal city of Xiamen in southeast China's Fujian Province, a spokeswoman from the Chinese mainland said on Wednesday.
Hong Kong' city government on Tuesday welcomed a White Paper on "The Practice of the 'One Country, Two Systems' Policy in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region" published by the Central Government.
The high degree of autonomy of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) is subject to the central leadership's authorization, with no such thing called "residual power," according to a white paper.
The Chinese mainland has provided "solid backing" for Hong Kong' s prosperity and stability over the years, by helping the special administrative region defuse risks and strengthening competitiveness, a white paper said on Tuesday.
The government is committed to enhancing Hong Kong's competitiveness, and will continue to explore new markets, support the development of pillar industries, and seek to diversify the economy, HK's Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Gregory So says.