|HKSAR delegation in celebration of 40th anniversary of country's reform and opening up to commence visit tomorrow
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the reform and opening up of the country, the Chief Executive, Mrs Carrie Lam, will lead a Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) delegation to visit Shenzhen and Beijing from tomorrow (November 10) to November 12.
The delegation comprises over 160 members from various sectors of the community who have made significant contributions to the country's reform and opening up and to Hong Kong. The HKSAR delegation list is at Annex.
On arrival at Shenzhen tomorrow, the delegation will visit the Shenzhen Reform and Opening-up Exhibition Hall and meet with officials of the Shenzhen Municipal Government. In the afternoon, the delegation will head for Qianhai to visit the Qianhai Exhibition Hall and the park of the Qianhai Monument. After that, they will depart for Beijing.
On November 11, the delegation will attend a seminar in Beijing co-organised by the National Development and Reform Commission and the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council on the participation of Hong Kong and Macao in the reform and opening up of the country in the past 40 years, as well as visiting the Palace Museum.
On November 12, the delegation will be received by the state leaders. It will return to Hong Kong in the afternoon.
Ends/Friday, November 9, 2018
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