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Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 21:24
CE to visit Bay Area cities, attend cooperation conference
By chinadailyasia.com
Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 21:24 By chinadailyasia.com

The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Carrie Lam, give a speech at the Symposium on Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area in Hong Kong on Feb 21, 2019. (ROY LIU / CHINA DAILY)

HONG KONG - Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor will lead a government delegation to attend the 21st Plenary of the Hong Kong-Guangdong Co-operation Joint Conference in Guangzhou on Thursday, according to a government press release issued on Tuesday.

The meeting will be the first joint conference held after the Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area was promulgated

The meeting will be the first joint conference held after the Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area was promulgated.

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Both sides will deliberate on the plan’s implementation and further collaboration between the two places. 

Lam will be joined by Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung Kin, Secretary for Constitutional & Mainland Affairs Patrick Nip, Secretary for the Environment K S Wong, Secretary for Home Affairs Lau Kong-wah and Secretary for Innovation & Technology Nicholas Yang.

Lam will also visit three Bay Area cities, where she will meet leaders of Foshan, Zhaoqing and Jiangmen municipal governments. 

During the visit, she will tour youth innovation and entrepreneurship bases as well as innovation and technology, medical services and cultural facilities.

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She will also learn about the cities’ urban planning and inspect transportation infrastructure.

Before concluding the visit, Lam and Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Patrick Nip Tak-kuen will attend the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area media summit opening ceremony in Guangzhou on May 19.


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