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CE meets Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea

The Chief Executive, Mrs Carrie Lam, met with the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Mr Peter O'Neill, in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, this morning (November 19).

Mrs Lam congratulated Papua New Guinea on the successful hosting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2018 Economic Leaders' Meeting and the related meetings, noting that it will boost the country's development. She said that Hong Kong is willing to strengthen exchanges and collaboration with Papua New Guinea and that Hong Kong can provide quality professional services and share its rich experience in city management with the country.

While attending the APEC meetings, Mrs Lam held bilateral meetings with the leaders of a number of countries including Australia, Malaysia and Vietnam to explore opportunities for further co-operation. During a media interview, she reaffirmed the support of Hong Kong, a founding member of the World Trade Organization, for free trade and the multilateral trading system. The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region will also proactively formulate appropriate social policy initiatives to ensure inclusive development.

Mrs Lam will depart for Hong Kong this afternoon.


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