Macao pledges further co-operation in Greater Bay Area
Macao’s Chief Executive, Chui Sai On, led the Special Administrative Region officials delegation to visit nine cities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area in phases, starting from the second half of June 2018. He concluded the tour on 11 July, stating that the Macao SAR Government was committed to supporting the co-ordinated planning of the Central People’s Government regarding the Greater Bay Area, and to ensuring the Macao SAR’s Five-year Development Plan are aligned with those aims. Macao would make use of its advantages and work toward mutually-beneficial co-operation with its sister cities in the Greater Bay Area, in order to promote Macao’s sustainable and moderate economic diversification, Mr Chui stated. Mr Chui said additionally that the nine Mainland cities and two Special Administrative Regions that comprised the Greater Bay Area were eagerly awaiting the launch of the Outline Plan for the Development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, and were proactively deepening the co-operation among them. The Chief Executive has led the Macao SAR official delegation three times to nine Greater Bay Area cities: Zhuhai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhongshan, Jiangmen, Zhaoqing, Foshan, Huizhou and Dongguan.