On 10 July 2017, H.E. Mme. Yang Xiuping, Secretary-General of ASEAN-China Centre (ACC), met with Mr. Xie Feng, Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Ms. Zuo Wenxing, Deputy Director of Policy Research Division of the Office of the Commissioner, and Mr. Zhang Xuehai, Deputy Director of Information and Public Relations Division of ACC, attended the event.
Secretary-General Yang congratulated Commissioner Xie for assuming the new post, and appreciated the efforts and achievements the Office made for ASEAN-China and ASEAN-Hong Kong exchanges and cooperation. She outlined the recent work of ACC, and cited that this year marks the 50th anniversary of ASEAN and the ASEAN-China Year of Tourism Cooperation. ACC has organized a series of events in trade, investment, education, culture, tourism and media, which were well received and widely acclaimed by various sides. ACC would continue to serve as a bridge and bond in support of Hong Kong’s exchanges and cooperation with ASEAN and maintain close cooperation with the Office to contribute to ASEAN-China relations and regional prosperity.
Commissioner Xie appreciated the efforts ACC made for ASEAN-China friendly exchanges and practical cooperation. He stated that the Office would enhance contacts with ACC to make more contributions to furthering mutual understanding and friendship between Hong Kong and ASEAN, and bringing benefits to local people.