On Thursday June 2nd, The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office hosted C-100 members Chi-Foon Chan, Weili Dai, Kenneth Fong, George Koo, Anthony Sun, Leslie Wong, Frank Wu, and Ambassador Linda Tsao-Yang with Chief Secretary of Hong Kong Mrs. Carrie Lam for a private dinner in San Francisco at the St. Regis Hotel. The dinner included a briefing by Chief Secretary Lam on the current economic situation in Hong Kong and the government’s efforts to improve the local economy.
During the dinner, Mrs. Carrie Lam discussed several new programs Hong Kong recently implemented to boost its economy and cultural vibrancy, including the building of a new Xiqu Centre for performance arts and the creation of Design Week. She also reaffirmed the stability and the workability of the “One Country Two Systems” model.
Mrs. Carrie Lam was joined by her delegation: Clement Leung, Hong Kong Commissioner to the United States, Subrina Chow, Director of Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office San Francisco, C.T. Wong, Deputy Director of Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office San Francisco, Candy Lau, Administrative Assistant to Chief Secretary for Administration, Andy Lam, Press Secretary to Chief Secretary for Administration, Duncan Pescod, CEO of West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, and Lam Yu San, the photographer for her delegation.
C-100 members enjoyed learning about Mrs. Lam’s perspectives on Hong Kong’s and Mainland China’s economic and political prospects. During her time in San Francisco, Mrs. Lam also toured the San Francisco Asian Art Museum with President of the Museum, C-100 member Jay Xu.
Next week, she will be meeting with Ronnie Chan, Haojiang Tian, Henry Tang, Lulu Wang, Shirley Young and other C-100 members in New York as she continues her tour to the East Coast.