|Commissioner Lü Xinhua Met with Managing Director for Asia Viorel Isticioasia Budura of the EU's European External Action Service|
On 8 December, Commissioner Lü Xinhua met with Mr. Viorel Isticioasia Budura, Managing Director for Asia of the EU’s European External Action Service. Ms. Maria Castillo Fernandez, head of the EU Office in Hong Kong, was present.
Mr. Budura briefed the Commissioner on his visit to Hong Kong and European Commission’s dialogue with the SAR government. He stated that EU has close business ties with Hong Kong and has benefited from the successful implementation of “one country, two systems”. He wished Hong Kong well in terms of its further political and economic achievements.
Commissioner Lü welcomed Mr. Budura and gave a short briefing on Hong Kong’s political, economic and social development and talked about closer integration of mainland and Hong Kong.