|SCA to visit Beijing tomorrow
At the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Secretary for Constitutional Affairs, Mr Stephen Lam, will lead a delegation to visit Beijing from December 19 to 24, 2002.
During the stay in Beijing, Mr Lam will meet with officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, and other relevant departments.
A spokesman for the Constitutional Affairs Bureau today (December 18) said that the visit was conducted under the established arrangement of regular visits between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
Since 1999, officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and those from the HKSAR Government have visited each other once a year to enhance communication and mutual understanding, the spokesman added.
End/Wednesday, December 18, 2002.