SDEV to visit Guangzhou

The Secretary for Development, Mr Paul Chan, will visit Guangzhou tomorrow (February 21). Mr Chan will pay courtesy calls on the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the People's Government of Guangdong Province and the Guangdong Provincial Department of Housing and Urban-Rural Development and exchange views with senior officials on city planning and development.

He will also call on the Department of Water Resources of Guangdong Province to learn about the supply of Dongjiang water to Hong Kong and water resources planning in the province.

Accompanying Mr Chan on the visit to Guangzhou will be the Under Secretary for Development, Mr Eric Ma; the Deputy Secretary for Development (Works), Mr Chan Chi-ming; and the Deputy Director of Water Supplies, Mr Bobby Ng.

Mr Chan will return to Hong Kong tomorrow evening.

Ends/Thursday, February 20, 2014
Issued at HKT 17:00