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Hong Kong and Taoyuan inter-city forum enhances co-operation between two places (6 August 2015)

The Hong Kong-Taoyuan Inter-city Forum 2015 jointly held by the Hong Kong Economic, Trade and Cultural Office (HKETCO) and the Taoyuan City Government in Taoyuan on 6 August. The forum focused on how new business opportunities for various industries can be created by taking advantage of airport and city development. It also discussed the latest trends in the convention and exhibition industry as well as the logistics industry. The forum attracted the attendance of about 200 government officials, experts and relevant stakeholders from Hong Kong and Taoyuan.

Speakers and guests of Hong Kong-Taoyuan Inter-city Forum 2015 in a group photo. From right: the Deputy Director of the HKETCO, Mr Henry Lai; the Director of HKETCO, Mr John Leung; the Chief Executive Officer of Cathay Pacific Services Limited, Mr Kelvin Ko; the Director of International & Mainland Relations of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, Mr William Chui; the Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs, Mr Raymond Tam; the Secretary for Transport and Housing, Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung; the Mayor of Taoyuan City, Mr Cheng Wen-tsan; the Deputy Mayor of Taoyuan City, Mr Wang Ming-teh; the Director of the Economic Development Department of the Taoyuan City Government, Mr Chang Chang-tsair; the Deputy Secretary-General of the Taoyuan City Government, Mr Lu Wei-ping; the Chairman of the Taiwan Convention and Exhibition Association and President of GIS Group, Mr Jason Yeh; the Chairman of the Taiwan Association of Logistics Management, Mr Teddy Chen; and the General Manager of Elite Professional Conference Organizer, Mr James Wu.

Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung speaks on the development of the Hong Kong International Airport at the forum.

Mr Raymond Tam delivering a closing address at the forum.

Mr John Leung shares with audience how Hong Kong and Taiwan could co-operate in different industries during a question-and-answer session.

Speakers and guests of the forum exchange views in a panel discussion.