The head of Hong Kong arrives in Beijing to discuss the project on national security
The head of administration of Hong Kong Carrie Lam on Wednesday will arrive in Beijing for discussion with the Central authorities of the national security bill, said in a statement published on the website of the Hong Kong government.
The deputies of vsekitajsky meeting of national representatives adopted on may 28, adopted the "Decision on the establishment and improvement of the legal system and enforcement mechanisms to ensure national security in the special administrative region of Hong Kong." The resolution delegates to the standing Committee of the national people's Congress drafting bill on national security specially for Hong Kong
"The head of administration, Mrs. Carrie Lam tomorrow (June 3), will visit Beijing. The Central government will listen to the opinion of Mrs. LEM concerning the draft law on the establishment and improvement of legal frameworks and enforcement mechanisms to ensure national security in the special administrative region of Hong Kong, which will designed PC NPC", - stated in the message.
Lam will visit Shenzhen on Tuesday night before traveling to Beijing on Wednesday morning and return from Beijing to Shenzhen the same night, Hong Kong, the head of the administration back on June 4th.
Preparation of the draft law on national security has caused discontent of anti-government forces in Hong Kong and some Western officials who see it as a desire by Beijing to tighten control over the autonomy. The US President Donald trump has threatened to impose sanctions and revoke the special status of Hong Kong. China rejected any criticism and stated that the issues of Hong Kong are solely an internal matter.
The bill will provides for a ban on subversive and separatist activities. He suggests a ban on any kind of incitement aimed at the overthrow of the Central government, as well as terrorism and external interference.