FS to attend IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings in Washington, DC

     The Financial Secretary, Mr Paul Chan, will depart for Washington, DC, the United States, this Thursday (October 12) to attend the 2017 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as a member of the Chinese delegation.

     While in Washington, DC, Mr Chan will meet with representatives of the IMF and World Bank Group, US government officials, think tanks, as well as prominent figures from the financial sector. He will also attend a luncheon organised by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Washington DC in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

     Mr Chan will return to Hong Kong in the morning on October 18. During his absence, the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Mr James Lau, will act as Financial Secretary.

Ends/Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Issued at HKT 16:03