Hong Kong Financial Secretary John C Tsang attended a breakfast meeting hosted by the Business Roundtable in Washing D.C. on Friday at local time to start his four-day visit to the capital, the Information Services Department of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government said on Saturday.
Tsang then called on the Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Director of the National Economic Council Allan Hubbard, the department said in a press release on its web- site.
The visit was followed by meetings with the Heritage Foundation and the CATO Institute, during which Tsang outlined the state of Hong Kong economy and latest development in terms of business and trade.
On Friday afternoon, Tsang had a meeting with the Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer of Du Pont Thomas Connelly to discuss international investment opportunities.
He also held bilateral meetings with personalities in the financial sector, the department said.
In the next two days, Tsang will have more meetings with financial institutes. He will also call on Chairman of the Board of Governors of the United States Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke.
On Sunday evening, Tsang will officiate at the reception and performance of the City Contemporary Dance Company and then he will attend a plenary session of the IMF (International Monetary Fund)/World Bank Annual Meeting on Monday and deliver a keynote speech at the 10th Anniversary Conference.