China News Service, Hong Kong, April 29 (Reporter Suo Youwei) The "Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area-Northern Metropolitan Area Youth Opportunity Forum" hosted by the Hong Kong North District Youth Chamber of Commerce and co-organized by the Qianhai Authority's Liaison Office in Hong Kong, 4 Held in Hong Kong on March 29, people from all walks of life expressed their opinions at the forum and looked forward to the development opportunities for Hong Kong's youth.

  Hu Jianmin, Deputy Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs of the Hong Kong SAR Government, said in his speech that the "Northern Metropolitan Region Development Strategy" is the first prepared by the Hong Kong SAR Government under the framework of "One Country, Two Systems". The program of administrative boundaries fully takes into account the opportunities that the country's "14th Five-Year Plan" and the construction of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area can bring to Hong Kong.

  Hong Weimin, deputy to the National People's Congress of Hong Kong and chief liaison officer for Hong Kong affairs of the Qianhai Administration, suggested setting up a statutory body to coordinate the development of the northern metropolitan area, reducing the loss of efficiency caused by information asymmetry and different procedures of different government departments, and at the same time reporting to the central government Seek policy support.

He said: "To build the northern metropolitan area into Hong Kong's 'Qianhai' requires innovation in development models, cooperation models, management models and policy innovations."

  Ling Jiaqin, former director of the Planning Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, pointed out that the northern metropolitan area is not an administrative region, but an action-oriented development strategy. It is a dynamic urban space, and its foundation is a complete innovation and technology industry ecosystem. Keep pace with the Victoria Harbour Metropolis.

  Liang Haiming, director of the Silk Road Intelligence Valley Research Institute, said that the northern metropolitan area will create 650,000 jobs in the future, of which 150,000 are related to innovation and technology. , modern logistics, cross-border e-commerce, and create a "Western Logistics Corridor".

  In the interactive session, Hong Kong Legislative Council member Lau Kwok-hsun said that the northern metropolitan area can solve Hong Kong's housing and employment problems and bring new impetus to Hong Kong's economic development.

  Hong Kong Legislative Council member Xie Weiquan said that Hong Kong needs to pay more attention to planning, and the northern metropolitan area should have a more complete plan.

He urged young people to pay more attention to the things around them and equip themselves.

  Hong Kong Legislative Council member Zhou Wengang believes that the northern metropolitan area is a new engine for Hong Kong's economic growth, and calls on young people to draw a blueprint for the northern metropolitan area together.

  Chen Chun, president of the Northern District Youth Chamber of Commerce, said that the lack of opportunities for young people to be upwardly mobile is one of the core problems of Hong Kong society. The association hopes to encourage young people to learn more about the development opportunities in the northern metropolitan area and how Hong Kong can integrate into the overall development of the country.

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