SCED to visit Guangzhou and Dalian
The Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mr Gregory So, will visit Guangzhou and Dalian from tomorrow (August 24) to Saturday (August 27). During the visit, he will attend the 11th Pan-Pearl River Delta Regional Co-operation and Development Forum and Trade Fair (PPRD Forum) jointly organised by Guangdong and Fujian, as well as a series of events under "Savouring Hong Kong．Liaoning 2016" co-hosted by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government and the People's Government of Liaoning Province.
Mr So will lead the HKSAR Government delegation to attend the PPRD Forum in Guangzhou tomorrow and on August 25, during which he will attend a welcome dinner, a keynote forum and a business luncheon. He will leave for Dalian in the afternoon on August 25.
On August 26, Mr So will meet with leaders of Liaoning Province and the Dalian Municipal Government, and officiate at the opening ceremony of "Savouring Hong Kong．Liaoning 2016" and "2016 Hong Kong Trendy Expo, Dalian", as well as "Dalian + Hong Kong Brand Festival", in Dalian.
In the afternoon, Mr So will attend a business seminar co-organised by the HKSAR Government and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council. He will also visit the Dalian Hi-tech Industrial Zone.
In the evening, Mr So will attend the opening ceremony for the 5th Hong Kong Thematic Film Festival co-organised by the Office of the Government of the HKSAR in Beijing, the Liaoning Liaison Unit and Broadway Cinematheque in selected Mainland cities.
Mr So will return to Hong Kong on August 27. The Under Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mr Godfrey Leung, will be the Acting Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development during his absence.
Ends/Tuesday, August 23, 2016