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August 21 - Week in Review

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August 21 - Week in Review

See the week's main Government news in pictures

Opening celebration: Financial Secretary Paul Chan opens the "Together • Progress • Opportunity - Roving Exhibition in Celebration of 20th Anniversary of the Return of Hong Kong to the Motherland" event in Wuhan on August 21.

Forgathering feedback: Acting Chief Executive Matthew Cheung tells the media before the August 22 Executive Council meeting top government officials will garner public views for the upcoming Policy Address.

Sichuan promotion: Acting Financial Secretary James Lau speaks at the "Sichuan-Hong Kong-Macao Co-operation Week in Hong Kong - Sichuan Promotion Conference on International Co-operation Under the Belt & Road Initiative" on August 22.

Elderly care: Secretary for the Civil Service Joshua Law chats with seniors at the SAGE Tsuen Wan District Elderly Community Centre on August 22.

Shanghai express: Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks at a gala banquet in Shanghai to celebrate the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region’s 20th anniversary.

Commuter convenience: Secretary for Transport & Housing Frank Chan (right) inspects Kwun Tong MTR Station on August 22 to see how it will link with the local redevelopment plan.

HK-Hunan bond: Financial Secretary Paul Chan (second right) and Hunan Executive Vice Governor Chen Xiangqun (second left) open the Hunan Liaison Unit of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government in Changsha on August 22.

Cyclone contingency: Acting Chief Executive Matthew Cheung (left) inspects the Security Bureau’s Emergency Monitoring & Support Centre on August 23.

Municipal meeting: Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee Secretary Han Zheng (centre) and Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong on August 23.

Waxing lyrical: Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets Zhejiang Governor Yuan Jiajun in Hangzhou on August 23.

HK-Henan ties: Financial Secretary Paul Chan speaks at the opening ceremony of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government’s Henan Liaison Unit and gala dinner to celebrate the HKSAR’s 20th anniversary in Zhengzhou on August 23.

Supporting students: Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung visits Kowloon True Light School to promote student wellness on August 24.

Smart start: Secretary for Innovation & Technology Nicholas Yang (right) opens on August 24 the Hong Kong Productivity Council's Smart Industry One, a demonstration centre which promotes core technologies and the operation of smart production.

East meets West: The Grand Chinese & Western Art Exhibition is running at City Hall until August 27 to mark the 20th anniversary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Duty deal: Secretary for Financial Services & the Treasury James Lau and Saudi Consul-General Omar Bakheet Al Bunayan sign an avoidance of double taxation agreement between Hong Kong and Saudi Arabia on August 24.

Pandemic prevention: Secretary for Food & Health Prof Sophia Chan inspects the Infectious Disease Control Training Centre on August 24.

Young talent: Secretary for Security John Lee inspects a Fire Services Department graduation parade at the Fire & Ambulance Services Academy on August 24.

Nurturing youths: Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks at the inauguration ceremony of the 10th term of the Y.Elites Association's executive committee on August 24.

Caring concern: Secretary for Development Michael Wong visits Tai O residents on August 24 to ask how they were affected by Typhoon Hato.

Home artistry: Chief Executive Carrie Lam (second left) and Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference National Committee Vice-Chairman Tung Chee Hwa (right) attend the International Design Furniture Fair Hong Kong opening ceremony on August 25.

Anti-piracy ambassadors: The Customs & Excise Department awards certificates to participants of a course on intellectual property rights on August 25.

Making progress: Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung tours the “Together • Progress • Opportunity - Exhibition in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Return of Hong Kong to the Motherland” in Guangzhou on August 25.

Homegrown talent: The "Confluence • 20+ Creative Ecologies of Hong Kong" exhibition is being held at Dongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul until September 16, showcasing research projects by Hong Kong designers.

Community carnival: Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung speaks at the Bank of East Asia Carnival on August 26, a celebration event for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region’s 20th anniversary.

Tianjin ties: Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets CPC Tianjin Municipal Committee Secretary Li Hongzhong in Tianjin on August 26.

Summer living: Acting Chief Executive Matthew Cheung (right) tours booths at a summer lifestyle festival at the Central Harbourfront Event Space on August 26.

Ancient artefacts: As the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region celebrates its 20th anniversary, the Museum of History is holding a birthday-themed exhibition which brings visitors back to the Qing dynasty.

Cyclone contingency: Acting Chief Executive Matthew Cheung (second right) visits the Security Bureau's Emergency Monitoring & Support Centre on August 27 for an update on measures taken in response to Typhoon Pakhar.

Good sports: Chief Executive Carrie Lam (left) meets with General Administration of Sport of China Director Gou Zhongwen in Tianjin on August 27.

HK heroes: Chief Executive Carrie Lam (front row, third right) visits Hong Kong athletes at the Athletes' Village on August 27 before the 13th National Games opening ceremony in Tianjin.

Opening celebrationForgathering feedbackSichuan promotionElderly careShanghai expressCommuter convenienceHK-Hunan bondCyclone contingencyMunicipal meetingWaxing lyricalHK-Henan tiesSupporting studentsSmart startEast meets WestDuty dealPandemic preventionYoung talentNurturing youthsCaring concernHome artistryAnti-piracy ambassadorsMaking progressHomegrown talentCommunity carnivalTianjin tiesSummer livingAncient artefactsCyclone contingencyGood sportsHK heroes
 
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