BEIJING, Aug. 31 -- China's State Council Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office has congratulated Chui Sai On for being reelected Macao's chief executive-designate on Sunday.
A spokesperson told Xinhua that the election was held in tandem with the Basic Law of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) and related election laws of Macao, fully embodying the principles of openness, fairness and equity.
As the sole candidate in the election, incumbent Macao SAR chief executive Chui was elected the fourth-term chief executive-designate. Chui's current tenure ends on Dec. 19.
The spokesperson said the Chinese central government will, in accordance with law, carry out the process of appointment after receiving the formal report of the election delivered by the Macao SAR government.