From the Chinese Communist Party’s “People’s Daily Online” 19/05/1999
President Jiang Zemin met in Beijing on May 18 with Li Ka-shing, chairman of the Cheung Kong (Holdings) Ltd in Hong Kong.
President Jiang spoke highly of Li Ka-shing’s support of economic construction, education, and charity in inland areas.
Jiang also praised his contribution to the economic and social development of Hong Kong, and said he hopes Li will continue to contribute to Hong Kong’s long-term prosperity and stability.
Liao Hui, director of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office under the State Council, was present during the meeting.