Organization founded in Hong Kong to promote dialogue with Taiwan

16:56, August 11, 2010      

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The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government announced on Aug. 10 that 11 people working in the cultural, arts and creative industries were assigned as members of the newly-established Hong Kong-Taiwan Cultural Cooperation Committee.

The committee was established under the Hong Kong-Taiwan Economic and Cultural Cooperation Association and acts as the counterpart organization of the Cultural Cooperation Committee under the Taiwan-Hong Kong Economic and Cultural Cooperation Promotion Committee. Its goal is to promote the communication, connection and cooperation between Hong Kong and Taiwan in the cultural, artistic and creative industries, and communicate and exchange information on matters of mutual interest.

The Hong Kong Financial Secretary will serve as the honorary chairman of the Hong Kong-Taiwan Economic and Cultural Cooperation Association.

The Hong Kong government said the committee has four major functions. The first is to promote the friendship and understanding between Hong Kong and Taiwan in the cultural, arts and creative industries. The second is to strengthen the cooperation between Hong Kong and Taiwan in the cultural, arts and creative industries.

The third is to discuss and exchange information on matters may affect the cultural, arts and creative industries in Hong Kong and Taiwan and fourth, it will report the matters of mutual interests to the relevant authorities.

By People's Daily Online

(Editor:燕勐)

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