SEE visits three cities in Greater Bay Area and Zhejiang Province

The Secretary for Environment and Ecology, Mr Tse Chin-wan, will depart for a five-day visit tomorrow (August 7) to three cities in the Greater Bay Area, namely Guangzhou, Foshan and Shenzhen, and Zhejiang Province.

Mr Tse, together with the Legislative Council Panel on Environmental Affairs, will conduct a duty visit to the three cities in the Greater Bay Area from August 7 to 9. The delegation will first visit Guangzhou to meet with representatives of the Department of Ecology and Environment of Guangdong Province with a view to deepening the exchanges and co-operation between the two places on environmental issues. The delegation will then visit the Yanling new energy eco-industrial park and Guangzhou public transport command center of the Guangzhou Public Transport Group, the Nanhai Hydrogen Center and hydrogen fuel cell tram in Gaoming district in Foshan, and the exhibition hall of Huawei Digital Power AntoHill Headquarters, Daya Bay Nuclear Power Plant and Nanshan Energy Eco-Park in Shenzhen, to gain an in-depth understanding of the latest development of new-energy transport, new-energy technology and waste incineration for electricity generation on the Mainland.

Mr Tse will depart for Zhejiang Province on the evening of August 9 (Wednesday) to continue his visit. He will visit the flexible high voltage direct current transmission project and the offshore electricity transmission research base in Zhejiang Province, to learn about the latest development of electricity technology on the Mainland. The Permanent Secretary for Environment and Ecology (Environment), Miss Janice Tse, and officers from the Environment and Ecology Bureau will also join the visit.

Mr Tse will return to Hong Kong on August 11. During his absence, the Under Secretary for Environment and Ecology, Miss Diane Wong, will be the Acting Secretary for Environment and Ecology.

Ends/Sunday, August 6, 2023
Issued at HKT 11:00