Xinhua News Agency, Hong Kong, October 25 (Reporter Liu Mingyang) The Chief Secretary of Administration of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government Zhang Jianzong published a blog on the 25th, stating that the construction of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area provides Hong Kong youth with a new runway for employment and career development. Take advantage of this vast platform.
Zhang Jianzong said that the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area is one of the most open and economically vigorous regions in China. It is a unique and diverse Bay Area with strong population, economic scale and resources.
Standing at a new historical starting point, Hong Kong must shoulder new heavy responsibilities and new missions, keep pace with the times, and take advantage of the unique advantages of "one country, two systems" to actively seize opportunities to better integrate into the overall development of the country.
Zhang Jianzong said that according to the "Outline of the Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area", Hong Kong and Shenzhen, as central cities in the Greater Bay Area, are the core engines for regional development.
He emphasized that Hong Kong and Shenzhen each have their own advantages and can complement each other's deficiencies and achieve mutual benefit and win-win results.
The economic interaction between Hong Kong and Shenzhen is an important driving force for the economic prosperity of the two places. Hong Kong and Shenzhen "joint forces" to deepen Hong Kong-Shenzhen cooperation, jointly create a "two-city economy" and jointly promote the development of the Greater Bay Area.
Zhang Jianzong pointed out that it is a matter of course to help Hong Kong youth to understand the country and integrate into the country's development.
In the past two years or so, the Youth Development Committee of the Special Administrative Region Government has continued to optimize and expand various Mainland internship, entrepreneurship and exchange programs to provide Hong Kong youths with deeper, broader, and more diversified opportunities to experience local culture firsthand and engage with local youth In-depth communication.
At present, an average of more than 60,000 Hong Kong youths and students participate in Mainland exchange and internship programs organized, funded or coordinated by various departments of the SAR government each year.
Zhang Jianzong believes that young people who have grown up in Hong Kong, an international metropolis, are proficient in "two literary and trilingual", proficient in Chinese and Western culture, have a broad international perspective, and have certain competitive advantages in the Greater Bay Area.
He encouraged young people in Hong Kong to learn about the country's development and its opportunities, always maintain an open, inclusive and healthy competition mentality, strive to enhance their own strength, self-enhance and enrich their growth experience, give full play to their strengths, and make good use of the vast platform of the Greater Bay Area.