SFST to visit Korea

     The Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Professor K C Chan, will leave for Korea next Tuesday morning (October 15) to attend the 14th World Knowledge Forum in Seoul to promote Hong Kong's role as an international financial centre which offers an important gateway to tap into opportunities in Asia and the world.

     Under the theme "One Asia Metamorphosis", this year's World Knowledge Forum will take place between October 15 and 17. Professor Chan will participate in the session entitled "One Asia, the Potential and the Reality" to exchange views with business leaders and financiers on the challenges and opportunities faced by the Asian economies.

     During his stay in Seoul, Professor Chan will call on senior management of the Korea Investment Corporation, the Financial Services Commission and the National Pension Service of Korea. He will also attend a breakfast meeting organised by the Seoul Financial Forum to update the business community on the latest developments in Hong Kong.

     Professor Chan will return to Hong Kong on Thursday afternoon (October 17).

Ends/Friday, October 11, 2013
Issued at HKT 16:12