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China names HK national security committee's chief - report

China's government named Eric Chan Kwok-ki (pictured) as the secretary-general of the newly established Committee for Safeguarding National Security of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Xinhua News Agency reported on Thursday.

Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam has nominated his appointment in accordance with the new national security law.

Chan Kwok-ki previously worked as the Director of Chief Executive's Office from 2017 and the Director of Immigration from 2011 to 2016. He has been working at the Immigration Department of Hong Kong since 1982.

Breaking the News / MS