The local government Monday welcomed the promulgation of the Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA) by the central government, Xinhua reported.
The Macau government is thankful to the central government for attaching great attention to, and supporting Macau’s involvement in the development of the Greater Bay Area and will study the plan well and work for its implementation, a statement by the Macau Government Information Bureau (GCS) said.
The central government highly values the status of the Macau Special Administrative Region (MSAR) and the role it can play and has sought the region’s opinions in the course of the plan’s formulation, the statement noted.
The local government vowed to strictly follow the country’s plan and work with other GBA cities to leverage their comparative advantages in implementing the development plan of the Greater Bay Area, to create a better environment for Macau to achieve its appropriately diversified economic development.
The central authorities yesterday issued the Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area.
The plan, an important outline document guiding the current and future cooperation and development of the Greater Bay Area, covers the period from now to 2022 in the immediate term and extends to 2035 in the long term.