Highest ranking Hong Kong official in US visits Alabama

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Governor Bob Riley's office says the highest ranking Hong Kong officials in the United States will make several stops in Alabama to promote economic and trade relations.

Margaret Fong, Hong Kong Commissioner to the U.S., will be in Alabama September 22-24.  Ms. Fong will make stops in Huntsville and Birmingham.

Her visit will conclude after a meeting with Governor Riley on September 24.

"Relationships are of vital importance in today's global economy. By hosting distinguished visitors such as Commissioner Fong, we develop stronger relationships, resulting in new investment, economic and educational opportunities for Alabama," said Governor Riley.