Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Mr Frederick Ma, today (February 26) briefed investors at a seminar in Dubai on Hong Kong's strengths as an international financial centre and business opportunities, and encouraged them to use Hong Kong as an investment platform. Mr Ma is on a two-day promotional visit there together with a delegation of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council which comprises representatives of the financial services sector as well as the infrastructure and real estate industry. Photograph shows Mr Ma (second from left) meeting with Mr Abdul Rahman Al Mutaiwee, Director General of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (third from left) and Mr Gao Youzhen, Chinese Consul General in Dubai (first from left) before the seminar. Also present at the meeting was Mr Fred Lam, Executive Director of Hong Kong Trade Development Council (fourth from left).