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LegCo Panel on Development to conduct duty visit to Dongjiang River Basin
The following is issued on behalf of the Legislative Council Secretariat:

     A delegation of the Legislative Council (LegCo) Panel on Development will conduct a two-day duty visit tomorrow (April 14) to the Dongjiang River Basin in Guangdong Province.

     The purpose of the duty visit is for Members to learn about the operation of the Dongjiang-Shenzhen Water Supply System as well as measures taken by the Guangdong Provincial authorities in safeguarding the quality of Dongjiang water supplied to Hong Kong. In addition, Members will make use of the opportunity to exchange views with the Guangdong Provincial authorities on issues of mutual concern related to the supply of Dongjiang water to Hong Kong.

     During the two-day programme on April 14 and 15 (Friday and Saturday), the delegation will visit the following places:
  • Xinfengjiang Reservoir in Heyuan;   
  • Green Way in Huizhou;
  • Dongjiang River Basin Water Quantity and Quality Monitoring and Control Centre;
  • Taiyuan Pumping Station in Dongguan;
  • Bio-nitrification Plant at Shenzhen Reservoir; and
  • Shenzhen Reservoir.

     The delegation is led by the delegation leader Mr Kenneth Lau, who is also the Deputy Chairman of the LegCo Panel on Development. Panel members Dr Helena Wong and Dr Lo Wai-kwok are the deputy delegation leaders. Other participating Members include Panel members Mr Chan Kin-por, Mr Paul Tse, Mr Leung Kwok-hung, Mr Yiu Si-wing, Mr Chan Han-pan, Mr Leung Che-cheung, Mr Kenneth Leung, Ms Alice Mak, Dr Junius Ho, Mr Holden Chow, Mr Shiu Ka-chun, Ms Tanya Chan and Mr Lau Kwok-fan as well as non-Panel members Mr Charles Mok and Dr Elizabeth Quat.
Ends/Thursday, April 13, 2017
Issued at HKT 14:55
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