SLW leads delegation to visit Guangdong

     The Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Mr Chris Sun, will lead a Hong Kong social welfare sector delegation for a three-day visit to three cities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA), namely Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Zhongshan, tomorrow morning (April 24) to visit elderly and rehabilitation service facilities and exchange views with relevant units.

     The delegation will comprise heads and high-level representatives from the Hong Kong Social Welfare Sector Heart to Heart Joint Action, community associations, non-governmental organisations and the Hong Kong Council of Social Service. Representatives of the Labour and Welfare Bureau, the Elderly Commission, the Rehabilitation Advisory Committee and the Social Welfare Department will also join the visit.

     Mr Sun and the delegation will attend an exchange seminar to be hosted by the Department of Civil Affairs of Guangdong Province on the development of the GBA. In addition, the delegation will visit community and residential care service units and keep abreast of the latest developments of Qianhai in Shenzhen and the GBA.

     Mr Sun will return to Hong Kong on April 26 afternoon. In his absence, the Under Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Mr Ho Kai-ming, will be the Acting Secretary for Labour and Welfare.

Ends/Sunday, April 23, 2023
Issued at HKT 12:00