SEN to visit Tokyo tomorrow
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     ‚ÄčThe Secretary for the Environment, Mr Wong Kam-sing, will depart for Tokyo, Japan tomorrow morning (May 20) to attend the Tokyo Forum for Clean City & Clear Sky. The forum aims at bringing city leaders together to discuss issues on waste management, sustainable resource management and air quality, as well as solutions to create a sustainable urban environment.
      
     The Tokyo Forum for Clean City & Clear Sky will be held on May 22 and 23. Mr Wong will attend the breakfast meeting for the East, Southeast Asia and Oceania Region of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and various sessions of the forum. He will also speak at a plenary session entitled "Aiming for a Sustainable Urban Environment: Current Global Trends and the Role of Cities".
      
     During his stay in Tokyo, Mr Wong will visit a new energy vehicle company, solar farms and recycling facilities. He will also meet with local officials to learn more about their management of sustainable development.
      
     Mr Wong will conclude his visit in the afternoon on May 23 and return to Hong Kong in the evening the same day.

Ends/Saturday, May 19, 2018
Issued at HKT 16:00

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