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FS begins Vancouver visit (with photos)

     The Financial Secretary, Mr John C Tsang, today (May 4, Vancouver time) began his visit in Vancouver, Canada.

     In the morning, Mr Tsang met the Chinese Ambassador to Canada, Mr Lan Lijun who had specially flown in from Ottawa to participate in the Hong Kong Canada Business Association National Forum.

     The Financial Secretary later delivered a keynote speech at the forum luncheon entitled "Challenges and Strategies: Economic Opportunities and the Hong Kong-Canada Partnership".

     Earlier in the day, he paid a courtesy call on the Mayor of Vancouver, Mr Gregor Robertson. He also met the Executive Director of the Fraser Institute, Mr Mark Mullins, and exchanged views with him on the state of the world economy.

     In the afternoon, Mr Tsang visited Port Metro Vancouver and was briefed by its president and chief executive officer, Mr Robin Silvester, on the city's port operations and cruise terminal.

Ends/Tuesday, May 5, 2009
Issued at HKT 12:41


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