SHA to attend youth event in Shenzhen
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     ‚ÄčThe Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Lau Kong-wah, will depart for Shenzhen tomorrow morning (November 29) to join a visit to youth innovation and entrepreneurship bases in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area conducted by the Hong Kong United Youth Association (HKUYA). Mr Lau will meet with representatives of Hong Kong non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in relation to innovation and entrepreneurship as well as the youth innovation and entrepreneurship bases on Mainland.

     The HKUYA will launch a pilot scheme with its own resources to recruit and lead Hong Kong young entrepreneurs to settle in Shenzhen's innovation and entrepreneurship bases. Organised by the HKUYA, this delegation aims to enable NGOs in relation to innovation and entrepreneurship from Hong Kong to keep abreast of the latest developments, the ancillary facilities and services and more of the innovation and entrepreneurship bases. The delegation will also exchange views with staff at the entrepreneurship bases.

     Hong Kong non-governmental representatives from universities, scientific research institutions, youth entrepreneurship organisations and operators of youth innovation and entrepreneurship bases in Hong Kong will also join the visit.

     Mr Lau will return to Hong Kong in the afternoon on the same day.

Ends/Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Issued at HKT 15:00

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