FS attends G20 Leaders' Summit in St Petersburg (with photos)

     The Financial Secretary, Mr John C Tsang, today (September 5) attended the Group of Twenty (G20) Leaders' Summit in St Petersburg as part of the delegation of the People's Republic of China.

     The G20 this year is concentrating efforts on maintaining financial stability, boosting growth and job creation, strengthening investment and tax reforms and promoting structural reforms. These aim at creating a favourable environment for strong, sustainable and balanced growth in the long term.

     Last night (September 4) in St Petersburg, Mr Tsang attended the opening ceremony of the 2013 Chinese Film Festival. The opening ceremony was hosted by the Vice-Premier of the State Council, Mr Wang Yang, and Russia's Deputy Prime Minister, Ms Olga Golodets. The Film Festival is showcasing 10 Chinese films to Russian audiences, including the films "American Dreams in China", "The Grandmaster" and "CZ12" which feature Hong Kong film directors and actors.

Ends/Thursday, September 5, 2013
Issued at HKT 19:43