The State Council today (21) announced the appointment of Deputy Commissioner He Peishan as Commissioner of Customs, replacing the retired former Commissioner Deng Yihai. This is the first female Commissioner of Customs since its establishment in 1909, and the first woman ever to be promoted from a disciplined force to the highest level in history. Female head.
On the same day, the Information Services Department released a photo of the Chief Executive Carrie Lam administering the oath. In the photo, the background of the oath is different from that when the government administers oaths for new senior officials. There is a national emblem on the back.
Lam Cheng takes leave to administer oaths "one-armed"
It can be seen from the photo that there was a large national emblem in the background during He Peishan's oath.
Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, who fell and broke her elbow recently, took the plaster and took the oath.
Looking through the information, in the past two major personnel transfers of the current government, the officials did not have the national emblem as the background when they took the oath.
The National Flag and National Emblem (Amendment) Ordinance was formally gazetted on October 8. The ordinance stipulates that the Chief Executive, principal officials, the judiciary, the executive council, the legislative council and the district council must display the national flag and the national emblem in the oath ceremony. The website of the Legislative Council and the Judiciary must use the national emblem.
The source pointed out that the chief executive is still on vacation, and he is coming back this morning to administer the oath.
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