The Secretary for Justice, Mr Rimsky Yuen, SC; the Secretary for Transport and Housing, Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung; and the Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs, Mr Raymond Tam, will leave for Beijing tomorrow (February 5) to exchange views with relevant Mainland officials on matters concerning cross-boundary transport infrastructure projects.
Mr Tam will meet with officials of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council and the Development Planning Department of the National Development and Reform Commission to exchange views on how the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region could better contribute to the National 13th Five-Year Plan. Mr Tam will also pay a courtesy call to the Department of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
In addition, Mr Yuen and Mr Tam will meet with relevant departments to exchange views on the latest situation of the second round of public consultation on constitutional development.
Professor Cheung will return to Hong Kong in the evening of the following day (February 6), while Mr Yuen and Mr Tam will return to Hong Kong on February 7. During the absence of Professor Cheung and Mr Tam, the Under Secretary for Transport and Housing, Mr Yau Shing-mu, will be the Acting Secretary for Transport and Housing, while the Under Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs, Mr Lau Kong-wah, will be the Acting Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs.
Ends/Wednesday, Feb 04, 2015