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Hong Kong signs MOU with Singapore on expertise and experience exchange in infrastructure project management and delivery (with photos)

The Development Bureau (DEVB) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government and the Ministry of Finance of the Government of Singapore signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Singapore today (July 30) to enhance collaboration in exchanging expertise and experience in infrastructure project management and delivery.

The MOU was signed by the Permanent Secretary for Development (Works), Mr Lam Sai-hung, and the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Finance of Singapore, Mrs Tan Ching-yee.

Mr Lam said, "Hong Kong and Singapore share many similarities in terms of city-scape, population densities and economic activities, among others. Both of us are facing common challenges as well as opportunities in the delivery of infrastructure programmes. Under the MOU, we agree to strengthen the co-operation in uplifting the productivity and performance of the construction industry in our respective markets and transform project delivery through the adoption of digitisation and innovative construction methods, as well as enhancing the leadership competency and project delivery capability of project leaders."

Also attending the signing ceremony was the Principal Government Engineer, Mr John Kwong, representing the Project Strategy and Governance Office of the DEVB. 

Ends/Tuesday, July 30, 2019 
Issued at HKT 16:16

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The Permanent Secretary for Development (Works), Mr Lam Sai-hung (left), and the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Finance of Singapore, Mrs Tan Ching-yee (right), sign a Memorandum of Understanding in Singapore today (July 30) to enhance collaboration in exchanging expertise and experience in infrastructure project management and delivery.. The Permanent Secretary for Development (Works), Mr Lam Sai-hung, and the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Finance of Singapore, Mrs Tan Ching-yee, sign a Memorandum of Understanding in Singapore today (July 30) to enhance collaboration in exchanging expertise and experience in infrastructure project management and delivery. Photo shows Mr Lam (third left); Mrs Tan (third right); representative of the Project Strategy and Governance Office of the Development Bureau, Mr John Kwong (second left); and the Executive Director of the Centre for Public Project Management of the Ministry of Finance of Singapore, Mr Chia Ser-huei (second right), at the signing ceremony..

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