Hong Kong leader Lam heads for Beijing as pressure mounts at home

Hong Kong leader Lam heads for Beijing as pressure mounts at home
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  • calendar-gray 14 December 2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam left for Beijing on December 14 for her first visit to the Chinese capital since her government was handed a crushing defeat in local elections last month, prompting speculation about changes to her leadership team, APA reports citing Al-Jazeera. 

Lam is due to discuss the political and economic situation in the China-ruled city with Beijing officials during a four-day visit. She will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on December 16, news reports said. 

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