he election of members of an election committee of the chief executive of China’s Macao Spec
ial Administrative Region (SAR) is scheduled for June 16, the government of the Macao SAR said on Monday.
According to the Basic Law of the Macao SAR, the chief executive, with a five-year te
nure for each term, shall be elected by a broadly representative election com
mittee in accordance with the law and appointed by the central government.
The election committee consists of 400 members from four sectors, including the industrial, commercial and financial sect
or; the cultural, educational, professional and sports sector; and the labor, social services and religion sector.
The committee also includes members of the Legislative Assembly of Macao, Macao dep
uties to the National People’s Congress and members of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Poli
tical Consultative Conference, and members of local departments and organizations.