S for S visits Guangzhou and Shenzhen (with photos)

     The Secretary for Security, Mr Tang Ping-keung, called on the Guangdong Provincial Public Security Department and the Shenzhen Municipal Public Security Bureau in Guangzhou and Shenzhen respectively today (April 27). 

     Mr Tang yesterday (April 26) concluded the visit to Beijing and departed for Guangzhou. This morning, he called on the Director of the Guangdong Provincial Public Security Department, Mr Wang Zhizhong, and exchanged views on issues involving the two places, such as the flow of talent, joint efforts to combat cross-boundary criminal activities, cross-boundary smuggling and parallel trading activities, as well as illegal immigrants. Expressing his gratitude to the Guangdong Provincial Public Security Department for its support for the work of the Security Bureau and its disciplined services, Mr Tang said he hopes that the two places will build on the existing solid foundation to take forward collaboration on all fronts to support the work of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) to safeguard national security and stability in society.

     In the afternoon, Mr Tang departed for Shenzhen to call on the Shenzhen Municipal Public Security Bureau. He met with the Director General, Mr Liu Guozhou, and discussed with him the flow of talent, emergency rescue and the collaboration on combatting various cross-boundary crimes. Mr Tang and Mr Liu also shared with each other experiences on combatting crimes, especially deception offences. Mr Tang said that the Mainland and Hong Kong have been working closely and that he looks forward to strengthening co-operation and exchanges with the Shenzhen Municipality and working together to take forward the relevant key areas of work.

     Mr Tang concluded the four-day visit to Beijing, Guangzhou and Shenzhen and returned to Hong Kong in the evening.

Ends/Thursday, April 27, 2023
Issued at HKT 20:45