Secretary for Justice to visit Beijing

The Secretary for Justice, Ms Teresa Cheng, SC, will visit Beijing from May 9 to 12 to pay courtesy visits and promote Hong Kong's strengths as a legal and dispute resolution services centre with dispute resolution practitioners from Hong Kong.

While in Beijing, Ms Cheng will call on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Commerce and the National Development and Reform Commission. She will also visit the Supreme People's Court and the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council with the practitioners from Hong Kong to exchange views on opportunities brought by the Belt and Road Initiative and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area development.

Ms Cheng will join the practitioners to attend two roundtable meetings with representatives of the arbitration and business sector in the Mainland to explore ways to enhance co-operation and use of Hong Kong’s legal and dispute resolution services.

She will depart for Beijing in the evening on May 9 and return to Hong Kong in the afternoon on May 12.

Ends/Tuesday, May 08, 2018