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SHA to visit entrepreneurial bases in Shenzhen
     The Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Caspar Tsui, will leave for Shenzhen tomorrow noon (October 12) to visit entrepreneurial bases.
     Mr Tsui will visit the Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Youth Innovation and Entrepreneur Hub and the Shenzhen-Hong Kong-Macao Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Base in Futian to learn about their facilities, entrepreneurial support and incubation services, with a view to exploring measures to further support Hong Kong young people to start businesses in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA). 

     The 14th Five-Year Plan mentions enabling the young people of Hong Kong and Macao to study, work and start businesses in the Mainland cities of the GBA, and establishing a brand of quality exchanges among the young people of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao. The Youth Development Commission has rolled out the Funding Scheme for Youth Entrepreneurship in the GBA and the Funding Scheme for Experiential Programmes at Innovation and Entrepreneurial Bases in the GBA under the Youth Development Fund to enable Hong Kong young people to start their businesses in Hong Kong and Mainland cities of the GBA, so as to help them seize the opportunities to better integrate into the overall national development.

     Mr Tsui will return to Hong Kong on October 14. During his absence, the Under Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Jack Chan, will be the Acting Secretary for Home Affairs.
Ends/Monday, October 11, 2021
Issued at HKT 16:00
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