The Secretary for Development, Ms Bernadette Linn, will depart for a visit to Beijing tomorrow (November 8).
During her stay in Beijing, Ms Linn will call on the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, and several ministries with policy portfolios relating to the work of the Development Bureau, including the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Natural Resources, the Ministry of Water Resources and the National Cultural Heritage Administration. She will also visit a science park.
The Permanent Secretary for Development (Works), Mr Ricky Lau, and the Director of the Northern Metropolis Co-ordination Office, Mr Vic Yau, will also join the visit.
Ms Linn will return to Hong Kong on November 10. During her absence, the Under Secretary for Development, Mr David Lam, will be the Acting Secretary for Development.
Ends/Tuesday, November 7, 2023
Issued at HKT 16:00