The Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs, Mr Patrick Nip, will depart for Beijing in the afternoon on February 28 (Thursday) to accompany the Chief Executive in attending the second plenary meeting of the Leading Group for the Development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area on March 1. He will also join part of the Chief Executive's visit programme in Beijing, including attending a ceremony to mark the donation by Ng Teng Fong Charitable Foundation to the Palace Museum, as well as calling on central ministries.
SCMA to visit Beijing
Mr Nip will return to Hong Kong in the afternoon on March 5. During his absence, the Under Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs, Mr Andy Chan, will be the Acting Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs.
Ends/Tuesday, February 26, 2019
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