José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, went to Hong Kong on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the EU Office to Hong Kong. It was his first visit there since he took office in 2005 as President of the EC.
José Manuel Barroso met with Jasper Tsang Yok-sing, President of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong. He then delivered a speech entitled "The best is yet to come. Past, present and future of the EU-Hong Kong relationship" to the Hong Kong business community. The event was organised by the European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.
The day after the President met with C Y Leung, Chief Executive of the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong.