Carrie Lam shares insights on Hong Kong’s role in Belt and Road

Hong Kong Chief Secretary for Administration The Hon Mrs Carrie Lam. left, gave a briefing to Asia House corporate members this morning. She is pictured with Chief Executive of Asia House Michael Lawrence, right

Hong Kong Chief Secretary for Administration The Hon Mrs Carrie Lam. pictured left, gave a briefing to Asia House corporate members this morning. Pictured next to her is Chief Executive of Asia House Michael Lawrence

Carrie Lam shares insights on Hong Kong’s role in Belt and Road

26/09/16

By Melanie Ullrich

Hong Kong Chief Secretary for Administration The Hon Mrs Carrie Lam joined Asia House corporate members for a private briefing and roundtable discussion this morning on how Hong Kong fits into the Belt and Road initiative.

Topics covered at the briefing included the ongoing progress of the Belt and Road and Hong Kong’s role in it, negotiations for a free trade agreement between Hong Kong and ASEAN, plans for greater connectivity within Asia and potential trade agreements once the UK has left the EU.

Mrs Lam was former Director-General of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in London.

Corporate members represented at the briefing included HSBC, Standard Chartered, Arup, G3, Nikkei, Jardine Matheson & Co, KPMG, and Linklaters.

Carrie Lam wrote A hyper-connected world city for the Asia House publication, Asia 2025, which was launched in March of this year.

melanie.ullrich@asiahouse.co.uk

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