2019-10-10 00:00:00
SEN begins Copenhagen visit
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     The Secretary for the Environment, Mr Wong Kam-sing, began his itinerary in Copenhagen, Denmark, yesterday (October 9, Copenhagen time).

     Upon arriving in the morning, Mr Wong met with the Chief Executive Officer of the Denmark Green Building Council, Ms Mette Qvist, to learn more about Denmark's measures in promoting green buildings, and discuss built environment issues related to promoting energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions of buildings.

     In the afternoon, Mr Wong attended the Regional Meeting of Asia Mayors on Low Carbon Inclusive Growth organised by the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) and spoke with the participants on Hong Kong's low-carbon policies. He also took part in the official opening reception of the C40 World Mayors Summit 2019.

     Mr Wong will attend multiple sessions of the Summit today (October 10, Copenhagen time) and will give a presentation at one of the plenary sessions.
 
Ends/Thursday, October 10, 2019
Issued at HKT 11:30
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