People walk past a display of China’s national flags and those of Hong Kong, ahead of the 20th anniversary of the city's handover from Britain to China. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong prepares for Beijing’s 14th five-year plan earlier than usual, marking proactive approach to role in country’s development

  • Constitutional affairs chief Patrick Nip reaches out to think tanks for views more than two years before next phase set to be endorsed by state legislature
  • Observers say new move signifies change in mindset of officials over willingness to integrate
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People walk past a display of China’s national flags and those of Hong Kong, ahead of the 20th anniversary of the city's handover from Britain to China. Photo: AFP
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