Meeting hung on Mainland and Hong Kong anti-epidemic work
A conference on the anti-epidemic work of the Mainland and Hong Kong was held today (September 26) in Shenzhen. The conference was hosted by Deputy Director of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council (HKMAO), Mr Huang Liuquan. The Chief Secretary for Administration, Mr John Lee, led agents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) to go to the conference and had actually detailed exchanges with Mainland agents on the techniques to avoid and battle the infection and studying the resumption of quarantine-free travel in between the Mainland and Hong Kong in a progressive and organized way.
Mr Huang stated at the conference that the Central Government connects excellent significance to the demand by the Chief Executive, Mrs Carrie Lam, on resumption of quarantine-free travel with the Mainland, the HKMAO therefore arranged today’s conference with other pertinent workplaces.
Mr Lee revealed thankfulness to the Central Government for its assistance and care towards the HKSAR’s efforts in avoiding and combating the infection, and for providing essential support on numerous celebrations. He likewise thanked the HKMAO for organizing the conference within a brief time period, making it possible for authorities and specialists from the HKSAR to satisfy straight and exchange expert views with professionals from the National Health Commission and others.
In the conference, agents presented the epidemic circumstance, anti-epidemic methods and policy procedures in the Mainland and Hong Kong. Mainland specialists concurred with Hong Kong’s decision in combating the epidemic and declared the city’s present scenario of “no regional infection”.
The 2 sides checked out in information matters and aspects of factor to consider connecting to the resumption of quarantine-free travel in a progressive and organized way. Professionals of both sides openly exchanged views on and took a look at the possible threats after resumption of quarantine-free travel. Mr Lee revealed Hong Kong individuals’s passion for resumption of quarantine-free travel, and the close connection of resuming quarantine-free travel with the economy and individuals’s income. The 2 sides gone over earnestly, supplied pertinent details and constructed a strong structure for developing beneficial conditions to take forward the resumption of quarantine-free travel. The 2 sides will even more study the information and aim to hold a 2nd conference as quickly as possible.
The conference was hosted by Deputy Director of the HKMAO, Mr Huang Liuquan. Mainland specialists were led by Deputy Director of the National Health Commission’s Disease Prevention and Control Bureau Mr Wu Liangyou. Mainland agents who participated in the conference consisted of agents from the National Health Commission, Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the HKSAR, individuals’s Government of Guangdong Province, the Shenzhen Municipal People’s Government, and others.
HKSAR agents who went to the conference were led by the Chief Secretary for Administration, Mr John Lee. Members consisted of the Secretary for Food and Health, Professor Sophia Chan; the Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr Alfred Sit; the Director of the Chief Executive’s Office, Mr Chan Kwok-ki; the Stanley Ho Professor of Respiratory Medicine of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Professor David Hui, and agents from appropriate bureaux and departments.
Ends/Sunday, September 26,2021
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