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FS attends international conference in St Petersburg (with photo)

     The Financial Secretary, Mr John C Tsang, today (June 6, St Petersburg time) spent a full day attending the St Petersburg International Economic Forum.

     In the morning, Mr Tsang participated in a plenary session to discuss possible changes to the worldˇ¦s financial architecture after the global financial crisis.

     In the afternoon, he spoke at a panel discussion to share Hong Kongˇ¦s experience and perspectives as an international financial centre. Also on the panel were, among others, the Chairman of the London Stock Exchange, Mr Chris Gibson-Smith, and the Managing Director of Paris Europlace, Mr Arnaud de Bresson.

     A member of the Hong Kong delegation, Mr Ronald Arculli of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, spoke in another discussion session on risks and regulation of financial markets.

     In the evening, the Financial Secretary rounded up his visit to Russia by attending a dinner reception hosted in his honour by the Deutsche Bank. He will fly to Stockholm, Sweden, tomorrow morning.

     While in Stockholm, Mr Tsang will meet government ministers and attend the 25th anniversary reception of the Royal Sweden Hong Kong Society. He will also speak at the 10th plenary session of the EU-Hong Kong and Hong Kong-EU Business Co-operation Committees.

Ends/Sunday, June 7, 2009
Issued at HKT 12:36


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