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FS continues visit in London (with photos)

     The Financial Secretary, Mr John C Tsang today (June 10, London Time) continued his visit in London.

     Mr Tsang started the day by having a breakfast meeting with Chairman of the UK Financial Services Authority Lord Adair Turner. During the meeting, views were exchanged on the various models for regulating the financial markets.

     He then delivered a speech at a business seminar jointly organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in London.

     Later in the morning, Mr Tsang met the Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Mr Stephen Timms, to share their experiences in tackling the economic difficulties and views on the G-20 process.

     After a luncheon with committee members of the Hong Kong Association, Mr Tsang met the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr George Osborne at the House of Commons. Matters discussed included the Conservative Party's views on the world economy and ways to bring it back onto the right track.

     Before leaving London for Hong Kong, Mr Tsang officiated at a reception hosted by the Hong Kong Tourism Board to launch the Hong Kong Food and Wine Year.

Ends/Thursday, June 11, 2009
Issued at HKT 12:45


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