CY Leung (right) was in attendance for the reception, hosted by Mexican Consul General Alicia Guadalupe Buenrostro Massieu (left).
Photos: Consulate General of Mexico in Hong Kong
The Consul General of Mexico in Hong Kong & Macao Special Administrative Regions held the Mexico National Day Reception on Tuesday September 15th, 2015 to celebrate the two hundred and fifth anniversary celebration of the Independence of Mexico.
Attending guests from the Hong Kong Government included Chief Executive of Hong Kong, Secretary of Commerce and Economic Development, Honorable Gregory So (蘇錦樑), Secretary for Education, Eddie H. K. Ng (吳克儉), and Secretary for the Civil Service, Clement Cheung Wan-ching (張雲正). Deputy Commissioner of the Office the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China in Hong Kong, Song Ru’an (宋如案) was also among the attendees.
Mexican Consul General Alicia Guadalupe Buenrostro Massieu summarised the growth in bilateral trade relations between Mexico and Hong Kong in the past year, and announced the SEPTIEMBRE MEXICANO, a month long festival in celebration of the two hundred and fifth Anniversary of Independence of my country.
To end her speech, the Mexican CG led the crowd in a toast to Hong Kong, and the PRC.
¡Vivan los héroes que nos dieron patria!
¡Viva Josefa Ortíz de Dominguez!
¡Vivan Aldama y Matamoros!
¡Viva la Independencia Nacional!
¡Viva México! ¡Viva México! ¡Viva México!