Published: 18:00, March 24, 2023 | Updated: 18:03, March 24, 2023
Finance chief to visit Malaysia, Singapore
By Wang Zhan

This undated photo shows Hong Kong Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po. (PHOTO / CHINA DAILY)

HONG KONG - Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po will depart for a visit to Malaysia and Singapore on Sunday to forge closer financial and commercial ties between Hong Kong and the two countries.

Chan will also promote Hong Kong's latest economic and financial developments, highlighting the city's advantages and exploring more business opportunities, according to a Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government statement.

Chan will visit Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from March 26 to 28 and call on senior government officials and business leaders to introduce to them the vast business opportunities offered by Hong Kong and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. 

Chan will also visit a number of enterprises and give a keynote speech at a talk at the University of Malaya.

He will then depart on March 28 for Singapore, where he will stay until March 30. Chan will call on senior government officials and business leaders, and meet with representatives of enterprises.

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While in Singapore, Chan will take part in a number of exchange sessions and seminars, including speaking at a talk at the National University of Singapore and giving a keynote address at a conference.

During his absence, Deputy Financial Secretary Michael Wong Wai-lun will be the Acting Financial Secretary.