Hong Kong leader turns down invite to ‘two sessions’ in Beijing, citing need to lead anti-pandemic fight

Feb 28, 2022 | INVESTING

Hong Kong’s leader has turned down an invitation from Beijing to attend the opening of China’s annual parliamentary meetings on Saturday, citing her “overriding mission” to lead the city’s efforts against a worsening coronavirus outbreak.Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor’s decision to skip the so-called two sessions was confirmed by her office on Monday, days after a number of local delegates to the convening bodies had to abruptly cancel their trips and quarantine in Shenzhen hotels…

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