SHYA to visit Beijing

     The Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs, Miss Alice Mak, will depart for a visit to Beijing tomorrow (July 16).

     During her stay in Beijing, Miss Mak will call on the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, the All-China Women's Federation, the All-China Youth Federation, the Committee on Liaison with Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and Overseas Chinese of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and other organisations to strengthen exchanges and collaboration on issues including district governance, youth development and women's affairs. Miss Mak will also officiate at the inauguration ceremony of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Youth Internship Programme at Palace Museum and the Youth Internship Programme at Chinese Academy of Sciences, as well as meet with Hong Kong students and youths in Beijing to know more about their lives and development on the Mainland.

     Members of the delegation include the Permanent Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs, Ms Shirley Lam; the Director of Home Affairs, Mrs Alice Cheung; and the Deputy Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs (Home Affairs), Mr Nick Au Yeung. 

     Miss Mak will return to Hong Kong on July 19. During her absence, the Under Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs, Mr Clarence Leung, will be the Acting Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs.

Ends/Saturday, July 15, 2023
Issued at HKT 11:00