FS to attend trade promotional activities in Paris, Milan and London

     The Financial Secretary, Mr John C Tsang, will depart for Europe on Tuesday (October 28) for a four-day visit to Paris, Milan and London to attend a number of trade promotional activities and meet with political and business leaders there.

     Soon after his arrival in Paris on Tuesday, Mr Tsang will attend the Opening Session of the "Think Asia, Think Hong Kong" symposium, which is organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) to showcase Hong Kong's business services advantages.

     Mr Tsang's next stop will be Milan, where he will attend the Opening Session of "Think Asia, Think Hong Kong" symposium on Thursday (October 30) to promote Hong Kong's world-class business services.

     Mr Tsang will fly to London on Thursday to speak at the HKTDC annual dinner. On Friday (October 31), Mr Tsang will officiate at the opening of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects' exhibition "Tall Storeys - Evolution in Hong Kong Architecture 1965-2014" and attend a lunch organised by the Hong Kong Association.

     During his three-city visit, Mr Tsang will also meet with political and business leaders to discuss Hong Kong's latest developments and update them on Hong Kong's financial landscape.

     Mr Tsang will leave London on Friday night and arrive in Hong Kong on Saturday (November 1). In his absence, the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Professor K C Chan, will act as Financial Secretary.

Ends/Friday, October 24, 2014
Issued at HKT 16:40