John Lee is set to be sworn in as Hong Kong’s new leader on Friday, amid challenges including the exodus of white collar talent from the city. Lee’s inauguration ceremony is expected to be attended by China’s President Xi Jinping and also marks the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return from British to Chinese rule. The new leader will face tough tasks in restoring the city’s fortunes and calming political tensions.
Hong Kong’s new leader John Lee will be sworn in on Friday, at a ceremony expected to be attended by China’s President Xi Jinping. The event also marks the 25th anniversary of the territory’s return from British to Chinese rule. One of Lee’s many challenges will be Trying to reverse the exodus of white collar talent from the territory. Al Jazeera’s Adrian Brown reports from Hong Kong. – Subscribe to our channel: – Follow us on Twitter: – Find us on Facebook: – Check our website: #HongKong #HongKongPolitics # Hong Kong Exodus