Carrie lam sworn in as the new Hongkong leader by the chinese president Xi Jinping on saturday after which she became the first female leader of the region. It has been 20 years since Honkong was handed over to China by Britain.
According to Reuters she was selected to be the leader in March this year by the pro-China and pro-establishment loyalists.However there is an atmosphere of continous protest between the pro-democracy activist and pro-Beijing groups.
While attending the ceremony the chinese president warned against “impermissible” challenges to Beijing’s authority. He added that Hong Kong now enjoyed more freedom than ever before.
Meanwhile during the ceremony a scuffle broke out between the pro-Beijing groups and pro-Democracy groups.