The Vice President, Mr Xi Jinping, today officially opened the Decade of Achievements Exhibition for the 10th Anniversary of the Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR), in Beijing’s Capital Museum. Also participating in the ceremony were the Secretary of the CPC Beijing Municipal Committee, Mr Liu Qi; State Councilor, Ms Liu Yandong; Vice Chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and the Director of Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, Mr Liao Hui; Vice Chairman of CPPCC and the Director of United Front Work Department of Communist Party of China, Mr Du Qinglin; Macao’s Chief Executive, Mr Edmund Ho Hau Wah, and the Third-term Chief Executive, Mr Chui Sai On. In an address, Chief Executive Mr Edmund Ho Hau Wah said the month-long exhibition showcased the implementation of the principle of ‘One country, two systems’ in Macao in the past decade and projected the future development of Macao. Visitors would see the development of Macao in terms of economy and humanity, as well as Macao people’s love for their country and the MSAR. Vice Chairman of CPPCC and the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office, Mr Liao Hui, said Macao had implemented the principles of ‘One country, two systems’, ‘Macao people governing Macao’, and a high degree of autonomy. With the support of the Central Government and concerted efforts of Macao people, the MSAR had made great strides in terms of economic growth, upgraded the livelihood of its people and enhanced social harmony. Mr Liao described the exhibition was a dynamic display of Macao’s achievements in the past decade. He said he believed that the Third-term Chief Executive and the next SAR Government would further unite people from all walks of life and continue to bring successes to Macao. More than 300 guests, including heads of Central Government departments, committees, Beijing Municipal Government officials, foreign diplomats in China, representatives of provinces and cities in Beijing and dignitaries in Macao, attended the opening ceremony. The exhibition is open to the public till 13 January next year. Visitors could see the changes, developments and progress made by Macao in various fields, thereby reflecting the boundless vitality of the principles of “One country, two systems”, “Macao people governing Macao” and a high degree of autonomy, as well as Macao people’s deep-rooted love for their country and the MSAR. It is also intended to project an even brighter future for the MSAR. A rich variety of innovation is featured in the exhibition, by blending multimedia content with interactive elements. Through a creative combination of text, photographs, video, music, objects, lighting, sound effects and scale models, visitors are offered an all-round insight of the journey taken by the MSAR since its establishment 10 years ago.