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FS to visit Tianjin and Ho Chi Minh City
     The Financial Secretary, Mr Paul Chan, will depart tomorrow (September 15) afternoon to visit Tianjin and Ho Chi Minh City via Beijing.
     Mr Chan will arrive in Tianjin in the evening of September 17 for the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2018, also known as the Summer Davos forum. He will participate in one of its discussions as a guest speaker on the next day. During his stay, Mr Chan will also call on senior government officials of Tianjin, and hold bilateral meetings with other officials attending the Summer Davos forum. The Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr Nicholas W Yang, will join part of the visit to Tianjin.
     Mr Chan will then fly to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to address the In Style‧Hong Kong Symposium and its gala dinner organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council on September 20. He will also meet with representatives of the business sector of Vietnam.
     Mr Chan will return to Hong Kong in the afternoon on September 21. During his absence, the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Mr James Lau, will act as the Financial Secretary.     
Ends/Friday, September 14, 2018
Issued at HKT 20:05
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