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LegCo Panel on Development to conduct study visit to Shanghai
The following is issued on behalf of the Legislative Council Secretariat:

     The Legislative Council (LegCo) Panel on Development will depart for Shanghai tomorrow (December 19) to conduct a three-day study visit.

     The objectives of the visit are for Members to learn about the urban planning and management, new areas development, heritage conservation and revitalisation, and emergency response and disaster prevention work in Shanghai, as well as to observe through site visits the municipality's coastal and riverside development. During the visit, Members will exchange views with leaders and representatives of the Shanghai Municipal People's Government as well as representatives of Hong Kong organisations based in Shanghai.

     The delegation will visit the following places and organisations from December 19 to 21:
  • Shanghai Water Authority; 
  • Shanghai Municipal Commission of Housing and Urban-Rural Development; 
  • Lin-gang Special Area;
  • Xuhui Riverside Development Area; and
  • Zhang Yuan.

     The delegation is led by the Chairman of the Panel on Development, Mr Tony Tse. Deputy delegation leader is the Deputy Chairman of the Panel, Mr Lau Kwok-fan. Other participating Panel members include Dr Lo Wai-kwok, Ms Doreen Kong, Mr Lee Chun-keung, Dr Chow Man-kong, Ms Lam So-wai, Mr Andrew Lam and Dr Wendy Hong; as well as non-Panel members Mr Paul Tse, Mr Chan Han-pan, Ms Elizabeth Quat, Dr Junius Ho, Ms Nixie Lam, Mr Yiu Pak-leung and Mr Chan Siu-hung.

     At the invitation of the Panel, the Development Bureau's delegation led by the Secretary for Development, Ms Bernadette Linn, will join the study visit.
Ends/Monday, December 18, 2023
Issued at HKT 18:40
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