February 23, 2019

HK Chief Executive Lam in Belgium and France

Mrs Lam (third left) shakes hands with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of France Jean-Yves Le Drian. Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Edward Yau (second left) – Picture by Brand Hong Kong.

14-19 June 2018, Europe: Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Chief Executive Carrie Lam paid business-oriented visits to Belgium and France to strengthen links with them.

She began her tour in Belgium on 14 June, where she met HM King Philippus of the Belgians at the Royal Palace, senior officials of Belgium, and of the European Commission, including the Commission’s President Jean-Claude Juncker and the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Commissioner Federica Mogherini.

Carrie Lam and Federica Mogherini – Picture by Brand Hong Kong.

In France, on 16 June, Chief Executive Lam and the Deputy Mayor of Bordeaux Stephan Delaux witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Hong Kong Tourism Board and the Convention and Tourism Office of Bordeaux Metropole to strengthen collaboration in wine and food tourism promotion between the two places.

On June 18, she formally accepted three new H-175 helicopters from Airbus Helicopters on behalf of the Hong Kong SAR Government Flying Service.


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