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Xia Baolong begins HK visit

CPC Central Committee Hong Kong & Macao Work Office Director and State Council Hong Kong & Macao Affairs Office Director Xia Baolong today arrived in Hong Kong for a seven-day inspection visit.   Upon his arrival at Hong Kong International Airport this morning, Mr Xia toured the Integrated Airport Centre in the company of Chief Executive John Lee, Chief Secretary Chan Kwok-ki and Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) Chairman Jack So.   Mr Xia was updated by Secretary for Transport & Logistics Lam Sai-hung and AAHK Chief Executive Officer Fred Lam, on the developments of the aviation industry and the latest situation of Hong Kong's development as an international aviation and cargo hub. Mr Xia also inspected the operation of autonomous vehicles at the airport.   In the afternoon, he had an engagement session with Principal Officials and Permanent Secretaries of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government led by Mr Lee.   At another engagement ses

Security chief begins Singapore trip

Secretary for Security Tang Ping-keung today called on officials in charge of security matters and toured the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation as he started his visit programme in Singapore.   As part of his agenda in the morning, Mr Tang visited the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation to learn more about its innovative and advanced solutions in combatting cybercrimes.   Apart from calling on Senior Minister of Singapore Teo Chee Hean, Mr Tang visited the National Security Coordination Secretariat under the Prime Minister’s Office where he and the office’s Permanent Secretary (National Security & Intelligence Coordination) Leo Yip shared their experiences on the work of upholding national security.   In the afternoon, Mr Tang met Commissioner of the Singapore Police Force Hoong Wee Teck to exchange views on the challenges facing their respective police forces as well as their fruitful co-operation over the years.   During his meeting with Commissioner of Cybersecurity and Chief Executive of the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore David Koh, Mr Tang received a briefing on the agency’s work in safeguarding cybersecurity for the protection of critical information infrastructure, and exchanged views with Mr Koh.   Additionally, the security chief paid a courtesy call on the Chargé d'Affaires ad interim of the Chinese Embassy in Singapore Zhu Jing to brief him on the latest developments in Hong Kong.   In the evening, Mr Tang met Hong Kong people who work and do business in Singapore as well as youth interns there to learn about their development and needs.   He encouraged them to tell the good stories of Hong Kong together with the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government.

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