China planning to replace Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam with 'interim' chief executive - FT

(Reuters) - China is planning to replace Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam with an 'interim' chief executive, the Financial Times reported, citing people briefed on the deliberations. If Chinese President Xi Jinping decided to go ahead, Lam's successor would be appointed by March and cover the remainder of her term, which ends in 2022, the newspaper https://www.ft.com/content/5ef0fc30-f4a3-11e9-b018-3ef8794b17c6 said

Reuters October 23, 2019 03:14:15 IST
China planning to replace Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam with 'interim' chief executive - FT

China planning to replace Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam with interim chief executive  FT

(Reuters) - China is planning to replace Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam with an "interim" chief executive, the Financial Times reported, citing people briefed on the deliberations.

If Chinese President Xi Jinping decided to go ahead, Lam's successor would be appointed by March and cover the remainder of her term, which ends in 2022, the newspaper https://www.ft.com/content/5ef0fc30-f4a3-11e9-b018-3ef8794b17c6 said.

(Reporting by Mekhla Raina in Bengaluru; Editing by Chris Reese)

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