SLW meets Guangdong Province and Macao SAR leaders (with photos)

     The Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Mr Chris Sun, called on the Director-General of the Human Resources and Social Security Department of Guangdong Province, Mr Du Minqi, on his visit to Guangzhou this afternoon (April 16).

     Mr Sun said that Hong Kong Talent Engage (HKTE) will hold the Global Talent Summit · Hong Kong in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on May 7 and 8. Apart from confirming the attendance arrangements of representatives of the nine municipalities in Guangdong Province, the visit today aimed to follow up on the preparatory work prior to signing a Memorandum of Understanding on collaboration among the "9+2" cities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) at the Second Guangdong‑Hong Kong-Macao GBA High-quality Talent Development Conference to be held on May 8, with a view to strengthening exchanges and co-operation in the work of talent services.

     HKTE will also stage the CareerConnect Expo on both days for international, local and regional strategic enterprises and partners to present to participants and global talent the opportunities of Hong Kong and the Mainland as well as development prospects of various sectors.

     Also, Mr Sun called on the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR), Ms Ao Ieong U, on his visit to Macao on the morning of April 9. Mr Sun separately exchanged views with leaders of Guangdong Province and the Macao SAR on talent attraction policy initiatives and invited relevant leaders to attend the Summit to drive talent exchanges and co-operation in the GBA together. The Director of HKTE, Mr Anthony Lau, also joined the visits.

     Mr Sun will return to Hong Kong this evening.

Ends/Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Issued at HKT 18:46