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Unite Hong Kong Fund: Support Margaret Chan's candidacy for Chief Executive, not factual invitation to speak, irrelevant to the election

2022-01-13T06:52:28.883Z

The election of the chief executive was held in March this year. Former World Health Organization Director-General and member of the Standing Committee of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, Chen Margaret, is regarded as the "dark horse" of the chief executive.



The election of the chief executive was held in March this year. Former World Health Organization Director-General and member of the Standing Committee of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, Chen Margaret, is regarded as the "dark horse" of the chief executive. Recently, it was reported that Margaret Chan was supported by the "Unity Hong Kong Fund" established by Tung Chee-hwa, vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, and has Quoting sources said that there were middlemen who contacted different people everywhere to prepare for Chen Margaret's "burial".


The United Hong Kong Foundation issued a statement today (13th), pointing out that the relevant reports are not true, emphasizing that the foundation is a think tank organization and its main work is public policy research.

The decision to invite Chen Margaret to give a keynote speech at the forum earlier was decided many months ago, purely from the perspective of public policy discussion, and has absolutely nothing to do with the election of the chief executive.


The United Hong Kong Fund said that the report that the United Hong Kong Fund supported Margaret Chan in the election of the chief executive, the spokesman stressed that the report is not true.

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"The Standard" recently quoted "East Weekly" as saying that Margaret Chan was supported by the "Unite Hong Kong Fund" and was contacting through middlemen to find the candidates in mind, and asked them to provide their resumes to "bury Margaret Chan's selection team". class".

The report also quoted sources as saying that the central government wants to have competition and choices in the election of the chief executive, so different political camps are now actively recommending candidates for the chief executive and building momentum for those who want to.

Margaret Chan did not directly respond to her intention to run for election

Margaret Chan was scheduled to attend the "China Lecture Hall" "Enhancing Global Health for the People of the World: Dialogue with Dr Margaret Chan" organized by the United Hong Kong Foundation last Friday (7th). The speeches included climate change, social inequality and three categories of epidemics.

However, in response to the government's tightening of anti-epidemic measures, the United Hong Kong Fund once announced that the event would be held online, and later postponed the event.

In the Legislative Council election held on the 19th of last month, Margaret Chan, an election committee member, took the initiative to meet with reporters after voting at the convention and exhibition, describing the new electoral system as having three advantages, including the steady advancement of Hong Kong's democratic system and the full implementation of one country, two systems in Hong Kong.

However, when asked by reporters whether she would run for the chief executive, she did not respond.

Did the epidemic prevent the start of the special first battle?

Margaret Chan was originally scheduled to give a speech tomorrow to unite with the Hong Kong Foundation and announced the postponement of the Chief Executive's "dark horse" Margaret Chan at the convention and exhibition to vote and refuse to respond to the election rumors |

Source: hk1

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