HK Chief Executive to attend APEC meeting

Updated: 2013-09-30 18:46


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HONG KONG - Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung will attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) 2013 Leaders' Week in Bali from October 5 to 8, according to a release by the city's Information Service Department.

Leung will attend the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting and meet APEC Business Advisory Council Members. He will also attend the APEC CEO Summit, where Chinese President Xi Jinping will deliver a speech, and meet with foreign leaders.

The theme of this year's APEC meeting is "Resilient Asia- Pacific, Engine of Global Growth" with three priorities - attaining the Bogor Goals, achieving sustainable growth with equity, and promoting connectivity.

Chief Secretary Carrie Lam will be Acting Chief Executive during Leung's absence.