Secretary for Development visits Beijing

The Secretary for Development, Mrs Carrie Lam, will leave Hong Kong this evening (November 7) for a two-day visit to Beijing.

Mrs Lam will meet with officials from the Ministry of Construction, the Ministry of Water Resources, the National Development and Reform Commission, the State Administration of Cultural Heritage, the Beijing Municipal Commission of Urban Planning, and the Beijing Municipal Administration of Cultural Heritage. She will also pay a courtesy call on the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council.

This is Mrs Lam's first visit to Beijing since she took up the post of Secretary for Development in July. She will return to Hong Kong on Saturday (November 10).

Ends/Wednesday, November 7, 2007
Issued at HKT 16:01