Hong Kong and Korean Customs sign agreed minutes for closer co-operation (with photo)
10 June 2011
The Commissioner of Hong Kong Customs and Excise, Mr Richard Yuen, signed agreed minutes for closer co-operation with the Commissioner of Korea Customs Service (KCS), Mr Yoon Young-sun, at the 29th Customs Co-operation Conference between the two administrations in Hong Kong today (June 10).
Both Customs administrations agreed to continue with the prompt exchange of intelligence to combat transnational customs offences, including drug trafficking, cigarette smuggling and intellectual property rights infringements, as well as to enhance co-operation on financial investigation issues.
Commenting on the conference, Mr Yuen said, "At today's conference we had a fruitful exchange of views on various topics of mutual concern. In the days ahead we will continue to sustain our close working relationship and will develop initiatives to foster an even more strategic partnership to meet forthcoming challenges."
Mr Yoon leads a six-member delegation attending the conference in Hong Kong. The delegates will leave Hong Kong today.
The Commissioner of Hong Kong Customs and Excise, Mr Richard Yuen (left), and the Commissioner of Korea Customs Service, Mr Yoon Young-sun, exchange agreed minutes at the 29th Customs Co-operation Conference between the two administrations in Hong Kong today (June 10).
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