The Financial Secretary, Mr John C Tsang, today (October 31) had meetings in Beijing with a number of officials in charge of financial and monetary affairs.
Mr Tsang started the day by meeting the Chairman of the China Insurance Regulatory Commission, Mr Xiang Junbo.
Later, at the invitation of the Governor of the Peoples Bank of China, Mr Zhou Xiaochuan, Mr Tsang attended a lunch held at the Peoples Bank of China.
In the afternoon, Mr Tsang first held a meeting with the Director of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, Mr Wang Guangya.
Mr Tsang then had separate meetings with the Minister of Finance, Mr Xie Xuren, and the Vice Chairman of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council, Ms Huang Danhua.
Having completed his visit programme, Mr Tsang will depart Beijing for Hong Kong tomorrow morning (November 1).