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Building up culture is ‘crucial’ for GBA: Chui

2019-08-13 08:00     Comment:0

Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On said yesterday that the building-up of culture was “crucial” to the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA), adding that the sustainable development of the GBA needed to be backed by “a stable recognition of cultural identity”.

Chui made the remarks in his opening speech at the International Forum on the “Cultural Mission of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area” at the Hyatt Hotel in Cotai.

Central People’s Government Liaison Office in Macau Director Fu Ziying, National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) Vice Chairman Edmund Ho Hau Wah, Guangdong Province Governor Ma Xingrui, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and other senior local officials and civic leaders attended the forum.


Macau Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On (left) and his Hong Kong counterpart Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor deliver their opening speeches at the International Forum on the “Cultural Mission of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area” at the Hyatt Hotel in Cotai yesterday. Photos: GCS

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