Beijing plans to turn Hong Kong into a key point for large-scale geopolitical project "One belt, one road". This was announced at the celebrations dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the return of the region under the jurisdiction of China. The celebration arrived, the Chinese President.
According to the Constitution, according to which Hong Kong lives since 1997, with China, they coexist according to the principle: one country - two systems. It was agreed by Margaret Thatcher and Deng Xiaoping. Half a century - for a transitional period, until 2047, Hong Kong runs everything on their own. Beijing is only responsible for its defense and diplomacy. The principle of the two systems can even be seen on the roads in Hong Kong still drive on the right. Hong Kong has an independent judiciary, British law, its own currency and exchange. There is still the second language is English.
The word "Hong Kong," Fragrant Harbor, it's Cantonese. In official language it is called "Hong Kong". About Hong Kong and its future along with the rest of China, said XI Jinping on the red carpet at the plane. He flew for 3 days.
For 20 years Hong Kong is very much integrated into China. Its share in the Chinese economy fell from 18% in 1997 to 3%. Hong Kong has more financial services. The country maintains the highest standards of living. The conditions for doing business are among the best in the world, but the earth is the most expensive in the world to buy an apartment in Hong Kong can be one. The gap between rich and poor is the deepest in half a century. China's leader promised that Beijing will help to solve these problems. On the map sea of "One belt one road" Hong Kong among the main ports. XI Jinping will show how the construction is progressing bridge Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai. it will link the Peninsula to the mainland.
July 1, the Chinese leader will take part in the ceremony of raising 2 flags. Hong Kong flag should always be omitted below.
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