National Security Education Day events kick off in HK
Thursday (April 15) morning's opening ceremony of National Security Education Day kicked off a series of activities to mark its first celebration since the implementation of the National Security Law for Hong Kong.
The ceremony started at 9:30 a.m. at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center in Wan Chai.
The ceremony was officiated by key officials of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the central government, including Tung Chee-Hwa, vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and Luo Huining, the central government's top liaison official in the HKSAR and National Security Adviser to the Committee for Safeguarding National Security of the HKSAR.
Lam and Luo gave keynote speeches at the ceremony.
The day's events include three seminars with officials and experts discussing political security, economic security, and homeland, military and overseas interest security.
Various activities will also take place in schools and communities to raise local residents' awareness of national security. The academies of five disciplined services will be open to the public, with exhibitions and performances that explain their work on safeguarding national security.
(With inputs from China Daily)