Head of Chief Executive's Policy Unit to lead delegation to Beijing for study and exchange

     The Head of the Chief Executive's Policy Unit (CEPU), Dr Stephen Wong, will lead a delegation comprising 19 professional management and research colleagues of the CEPU to Beijing tomorrow (November 30) to participate in a study programme on "Enhancing Strategic Planning and Policy Research Capabilities" organised by Peking University, and the delegation will call on the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council. Dr Wong will also call on the departments and organisations of the central ministries responsible for strategic planning and policy research to exchange views on strategic research topics in different areas.
     The objective of this event is to enhance the understanding of strategic paradigms and policy research capability of the CEPU through studies and exchanges, based on the strategic planning of the country's development and in line with the Central Government's call for a strong culture of conducting researches and studies. Heavyweight experts and scholars are invited to share and exchange insights on strategic issues such as Chinese-style modernisation, furthering efforts on reform and opening up, global technology and innovation.
     Dr Wong said, "This study and exchange programme is closely related to the work of the CEPU and also meets the Chief Executive's expectations of the unit. I hope that our colleagues will seize this opportunity to actively engage in in-depth exchanges with the experts and professional organisations, and gain a deeper understanding of our country's strategic and systemic thinking in various areas. I also expect that our participants will make use of what they have gained to discharge their duties in future with a view to assisting Hong Kong to better integrate into the overall development of our country and giving full play to Hong Kong's unique position and advantages of enjoying strong support of the motherland and being closely connected to the world, as our country embarks on the journey towards high-quality development."
     The delegation and Dr Wong will return to Hong Kong on next Tuesday (December 5) and next Thursday (December 7) respectively.

Ends/Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Issued at HKT 16:30