(Observation of the Two Sessions) Why does the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area attract talents from Hong Kong and Macao to "look north"?

  China News Service, Beijing, March 8th: Why does the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area attract talents from Hong Kong and Macao to "look north"?

  China News Agency reporter Wang Jiexian

  The biggest opportunity for global development lies in China, and the biggest opportunity for Hong Kong and Macao development lies in the mainland.

It has been three years since the "Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Development Plan" was released, and the construction of the Greater Bay Area has achieved fruitful results.

A number of data show that more and more people from Hong Kong and Macao are "looking north" - looking at the Greater Bay Area to find development opportunities and space.

  During the two sessions this year, the Hong Kong and Macao representatives put more emphasis on exchanges with people from the mainland in their proposals. They hope that Hong Kong and Macao talents will better participate in the construction of the Greater Bay Area and integrate into the overall development of the country.

Opportunities to attract talents from Hong Kong and Macau to "look north"

  For talents from Hong Kong and Macao, the rapid economic and social development of the Mainland will inevitably bring more development opportunities and open up a broader market.

  "It can be seen from this year's government work report that the mainland is one of the world's fastest-growing major economies. The government's finances are stable and its development prospects are bright." Cai Jiazan, member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in Hong Kong, believes that Hong Kong talents will be able to provide financial services in the mainland. , professional services and international economic and trade areas to discover more opportunities.

  Liu Yiliang, head of the National People's Congress delegation in Macao and president of the China Peaceful Reunification Promotion Association in Macao, said that the mainland has a vast market, social stability, technological progress, civilized development, strong consumption power and great market potential. opportunities, and actively integrate into the overall situation of national development.

The Bay Area needs Hong Kong and Macao talents to "go north"

  Hong Kong and Macao have long been connected to China and foreign countries, the country has expanded its opening up, and the construction of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area also requires talents from Hong Kong and Macao to contribute in the professional field.

  Cai Guanshen, member of the Standing Committee of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and chairman of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Entrepreneurs Alliance, pointed out to reporters that the cooperation between Hong Kong and Shenzhen in the field of finance and innovation is like "the combination of Silicon Valley and Wall Street", and the cooperation between Hong Kong and Guangdong also covers a wide range of design, film and television , modern service industry, etc., under the new development pattern of "dual circulation", Hong Kong will play an important role.

  Zhang Zongzhen, a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference of Macao and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Yongtongchang Group, said that Macao is a world-class tourism and leisure city, and planning, design, operation and training are its "housekeeping skills". Macao's unique platform advantage is that of Portuguese-speaking countries. To build a bridge of communication with the Greater Bay Area, and to promote the diversified development of Macau and the participation of personnel in the construction of the Greater Bay Area can be described as "urgent and timeless".

Policies support Hong Kong and Macao talents to "find northward"

  "In the past, young people in Hong Kong did not have enough understanding of the country's development. Hong Kong is part of the Greater Bay Area. We need to think more about how to help young people communicate more with mainland friends." said Lin Jianfeng, a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and a member of the Executive Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

  In recent years, Hong Kong and Macao society has increasingly reached a consensus that local young talents should be guided to identify with the country and participate in the construction of the Greater Bay Area.

At the national level, policy measures such as the construction of the Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone and the Hengqin Guangdong-Macao Deep Cooperation Zone have further broken down the barriers to the flow of factors between the mainland and Hong Kong and Macao.

During the two sessions this year, the delegates offered suggestions to promote the development of talents from Hong Kong and Macao to the north.

  Wang Mingfan, member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and president of the Hong Kong Guangxi Federation of Societies, said that he very much agrees with the reform of Hong Kong's education sector, and should increase patriotism education and historical and national conditions education for young people; Psychological barriers, provide support in terms of policies, funds, industry cooperation, etc. In addition, the laws and regulations of Hong Kong, Macao and the mainland are different, and the legal level should also be connected as soon as possible.

  Wu Xiaoli, deputy to the National People's Congress and chairman of the Federation of Macao Neighborhood Associations, suggested improving relevant policies to make the travel of Macao residents in the Greater Bay Area smoother; relax the access threshold of Hengqin's drug and medical device market as soon as possible to promote Hengqin and Guangdong The development of medical cooperation in the Macao Deep Cooperation Zone solves the problem of cross-border medical treatment for Macao residents.

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