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SDEV continues visit to Beijing (with photos)

The Secretary for Development, Mr Michael Wong, today (May 7) continued his visit to Beijing and met with officials of the Ministry of Commerce and the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council.

In the morning, Mr Wong met with the Deputy Director General of the Department of Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao Affairs of the Ministry of Commerce, Mr Liu Huabo. They exchanged views on various issues including matters relating to the Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA), the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, the Belt and Road Initiative and Hong Kong's engagement in the Mainland's foreign aid construction projects.

Later, he met with the Deputy Director of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, Mr Huang Liuquan. He thanked the Office for its support in fostering mutual recognition of professional qualifications under the CEPA framework. They also exchanged views on various issues, including the opportunities brought about by the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and the Belt and Road Initiative.

Accompanying Mr Wong on the visit were the Permanent Secretary for Development (Works), Mr Lam Sai-hung, and the Deputy Secretary for Development (Works), Mr Francis Chau. Mr Wong and the accompanying officials will return to Hong Kong tonight.
 
Ends/Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Issued at HKT 16:30
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The Secretary for Development, Mr Michael Wong, continued his visit to Beijing today (May 7). Photo shows Mr Wong (third right); the Permanent Secretary for Development (Works), Mr Lam Sai-hung (second right); and the Deputy Secretary for Development (Works), Mr Francis Chau (fourth right), meeting with the Deputy Director General of the Department of Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao Affairs of the Ministry of Commerce, Mr Liu Huabo (second left).. The Secretary for Development, Mr Michael Wong, continued his visit to Beijing today (May 7). Photo shows Mr Wong (left) meeting with the Deputy Director of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, Mr Huang Liuquan..
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