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Guests at the “Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area City Cluster Economic Forum”

The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area City Cluster Economic Forum, co-organised by the Macao Provincial Association of CPPCC Members and the Macau Association of Banks, supported by the Monetary Authority of Macao and IPIM, was held on 12 December 2018.

Guests of the Forum included Secretary for Economy and Finance of the Macao SAR Leong Vai Tac, Director-General of the Economic Affairs Department of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macao SAR Liu Bin, Chairman of Shandong Provincial Committee of the CPPCC Fu Zhifang, Deputy Director of Coordination Department of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macao SAR Zhang Shenju, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Monetary Authority of Macao Chan Sau San, Executive Director of IPIM Agostinho Vong Vai Lon, Executive Chairman of the Macao Provincial Association CPPCC Members Ma Chi Ngai, Tenured Honorary Chairman Lou Wai Sek, Ho Fu Keong, Suen Yan Kwong, Director-General Ng Si Fong, Chief Supervisor Ieong Tou Hong, and Standing Vice Chairman and Secretary-General Ho Ka Lon. The event provided a platform for guests to exchange insights into Macao’s development in the national context, the pragmatic development of the moderate diversification of Macao’s economy and the co-operation within the Greater Bay Area city cluster.

At the luncheon hosted by IPIM, Executive Director Agostinho Vong Vai Lon introduced to the Mainland and Macao experts and industry leaders Macao’s role as a “Commercial and Trade Co-operation Service Platform between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries” – which precisely liaisons both parts of the world – and its function as a Greater Bay Area city and an entry point to the international markets in Portuguese-speaking Countries and countries and regions along the “Belt and Road”.