Wednesday, March 4, 2015   

Talks show sincerity: Li Fei
(08-21 11:33)

A senior Beijing official says the Central and Hong Kong governments are showing their sincerity over political reform through three unprecedented events.
Basic Law Committee chairman Li Fei says the seminars in Shenzhen as well as a visit there last month by top Beijing official, Zhang Dejiang, to hear views from Hong Kong political parties, and the length of a five-month initial public consultation by the SAR government had all never happened before.
Li -- who's also the deputy secretary general of the National People's Congress Standing Committee -- was speaking this morning at the first of three seminars in Shenzhen on political reform, the second of which will be attended by Hong Kong lawmakers.
He said implementing universal suffrage in Hong Kong was a historic process which would have a deep impact on the territory's long-term stability, national sovereignty and security. --RTHK   
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