Members of HK, Macao electoral councils approved

Source:Xinhua Published: 2017/9/2 9:12:15

China's legislature Friday approved the member lists of the electoral councils that will elect deputies from the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macao to the 13th National People's Congress (NPC).

A total of 1,989 people in Hong Kong and 481 in Macao were approved at the bimonthly session of the Standing Committee of the NPC, which ended Friday.

Thirty-six deputies from Hong Kong and 12 deputies from Macao will be elected according to a plan released by the NPC Standing Committee this April.

Current deputies will end their term in March 2018. The election of deputies to the 13th NPC shall be completed in January 2018.


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