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TDC Head Meets with Kuwaiti Business Leaders
Kuwait First Stop in Hong Kong Middle East Services Mission


January 28, 2008 - Hong Kong Trade Development Council (TDC) Executive Director Fred Lam (right) meets with Kuwaiti business leaders at a roundtable meeting today in Kuwait City. Looking on are HKSAR Chief Executive Donald Tsang (second from right), H.E. Sheikh Dr Salem Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Advisor to the Kuwaiti Prime Minister (left), and Ali M Thunayan Al-Ghanim, Chairman of the Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (second from left).

The meeting and business lunch that followed were organised by the TDC and the Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry. More than 200 Kuwaiti business people attended the luncheon, together with a high-level Hong Kong delegation visiting Kuwait as part of a week-long, business services sector trip to the Middle East. The Hong Kong mission arrived in Kuwait January 26, and moves on to Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, this evening. Visits to Abu Dhabi and Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, follow. The delegation returns to Hong Kong February 1.

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Established in 1966, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (TDC) is the international marketing arm for Hong Kong-based traders, manufacturers and service providers. With more than 40 offices worldwide, including 11 in the Chinese mainland and a Middle East regional office in Dubai, the TDC promotes Hong Kong as a platform for doing business with China and Asia. The TDC also organises trade fairs and business missions to connect companies with opportunities in Hong Kong and the mainland, while providing information via trade publications, research reports and online. For more information, visit www.tdctrade.com

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