Chief Executive of Hong Kong

The Chief Executive of Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港行政長官) is head of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the President of the Executive Council of Hong Kong. The position was created to replace the Governor of Hong Kong, who was the head of the Hong Kong government during British rule. The office, stipulated by the Hong Kong Basic Law, formally came into being on 1 July 1997 when the sovereignty of Hong Kong was transferred from the United Kingdom to the People's Republic of China. The chief executive holds the title "The Honourable", and ranks first in the Hong Kong order of precedence. The current chief executive is Leung Chun-ying who took office on 1 July 2012.

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