A meeting to discuss the convergence of rules in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, hosted by the Administrative Committee of the Nansha Development Zone, took place in Beijing on Nov 9.
Pressing issues, such as innovating cooperation mechanisms with Hong Kong and Macao, as well as turning Nansha into a major cooperation platform for the convergence of rules in the Greater Bay Area, were discussed during the meeting.
Outstanding scholars and experts in law and economy attended the meeting, including Huang Liuquan, deputy director of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, Huang Jin, deputy chairman of the China Law Society, and Wang Zhenmin, director of the Center for Hong Kong and Macao Research of Tsinghua University.
Experts noted that outcomes in the convergence of rules in the Greater Bay Area have been achieved in areas spanning customs clearance, public health, finance, scientific innovation, and professional services.
Lu Yixian, Party secretary of Nansha district, said that the convergence of rules is of vital importance in the top-level design of the integrated development in the Greater Bay Area. He added that Nansha is planning to establish a demonstration base for the convergence of rules in Hong Kong, Macao, and the Chinese mainland.