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CE to visit Shanghai and Hangzhou
     The Chief Executive, Mrs Carrie Lam, will visit Shanghai and Hangzhou from August 22 to 23. The Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs, Mr Patrick Nip, and the Director of the Chief Executive's Office, Mr Chan Kwok-ki, will also join the visit.
     Mrs Lam will depart for Shanghai on August 22 to deliver an address at the Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Gala Banquet.  The following day, she will meet with leaders of the Shanghai Municipal Government and then go to Hangzhou for a meeting with leaders of Zhejiang Province as well as other visit programmes.
     Mrs Lam will return to Hong Kong in the evening on August 23. During her absence, the Chief Secretary for Administration, Mr Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, will be Acting Chief Executive.
Ends/Friday, August 18, 2017
Issued at HKT 14:45
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