The 2023 Macao Youth Culture Festival kicked off in Guangzhou on May 7, featuring cultural stalls, handicraft workshops, and authentic Macao-style performances. Young people from Macao and Guangdong showcased their talents and cultural traditions, which attracted a large audience.
Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu on Monday said the four-day visit by a high-profile delegation was fruitful and built a strong consensus between Hong Kong and four mainland cities of the Greater Bay Area in terms of the high-quality development of the area.
Leung Chun-ying, vice-chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, said Hong Kong is bullish about its role in fostering high-quality development in Guangdong province through deepening cooperation.
Saudi consul general in Guangzhou, Abdullah Zafer H. Bin Abiyah, predicted that the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area will become a global investment destination during a recent interview.
A hospital providing Hong Kong-style medical services has opened in Huangpu district of Guangzhou, furthering collaboration on healthcare between Guangdong province and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
The Chinese mainland remains the most favored education destination for Hong Kong and Macao students, and more Taiwan students have come to the mainland to study.
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