(Two Sessions Express) Member's Suggestion: Guide private capital to participate in the construction of the northern metropolitan area in Hong Kong

  China News Service, Beijing, March 6 (Reporter Yan Xu) "At present, it is important to guide private capital to participate in the construction of the northern metropolitan area of ​​Hong Kong, so that Hong Kong and the construction of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area can be highly integrated to achieve a win-win situation. "Xu Mingjin, member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, vice chairman of the Fujian Federation of Industry and Commerce, and chairman of the Fujian Chamber of Commerce in Guangdong Province, said in a recent interview.

  The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government proposed to build the northern metropolitan area of ​​Hong Kong last year, and detailed the development pattern of the "two cities and three circles" in Hong Kong and Shenzhen, with the development of the northern metropolitan area as an international innovation and technology center, forming the second growth pole of Hong Kong's economy comparable to the Victoria Harbour metropolitan area. attracted attention from all sides.

  At the fifth session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference held in Beijing, Xu Mingjin put forward the "Proposal on Encouraging Private Capital to Participate in the Integration and Construction of the Northern Metropolis of Hong Kong".

  Xu Mingjin believes that at present, focusing on the interconnection between cities, we should focus on building a world-class airport cluster. Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Shenzhen airports should achieve the goal of leading the international passenger capacity; work together to build an international shipping center and maintain Hong Kong's status as an international shipping center. change, drive the development of the shipping industry in the Greater Bay Area; improve the layout of railway and road transport channels, speed up the connection between the Hong Kong West Rail Extension and Shenzhen Qianhai, and speed up the construction of the South-Shenzhen Railway; integrate the northern metropolitan area of ​​Hong Kong into the Greater Bay Area rapid transportation network , so that the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge can play a greater role.

  "Guide private capital to participate in the construction of the northern metropolitan area in Hong Kong, and make Shenzhen and Hong Kong more integrated." Xu Mingjin said, this will definitely be able to radiate the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, become a new engine for the development of the world economy, and realize the economic growth of "seeking progress while maintaining stability". Target.

  Xu Mingjin proposed to guide private capital to directly invest in infrastructure construction in the northern metropolitan area of ​​Hong Kong and participate in the operation of urban infrastructure in the northern metropolitan area.

  Xu Mingjin also suggested actively expanding financing channels, deepening the reform of the urban infrastructure investment and financing system, encouraging financial institutions to participate in urban infrastructure construction in the northern metropolitan area of ​​Hong Kong through financial innovation; supporting qualified enterprises to issue corporate bonds, corporate bonds, Medium-term notes, short-term financing bills, etc. expanded direct financing.

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