Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to travel to neighbouring Shenzhen in September to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the tech hub’s status as a special economic zone. Photo: Wolfgang Kumm/DPAChinese President Xi Jinping is expected to travel to neighbouring Shenzhen in September to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the tech hub’s status as a special economic zone. Photo: Wolfgang Kumm/DPA
Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to travel to neighbouring Shenzhen in September to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the tech hub’s status as a special economic zone. Photo: Wolfgang Kumm/DPA

Hong Kong elite expected to attend as Shenzhen hosts President Xi Jinping for September celebration of special economic zone’s 40th anniversary

  • While city leader Carrie Lam will be present, it is not yet known if she or the Hong Kong delegation will secure a meeting with the president
  • Analysts suggest their success in doing so will signal the city’s ongoing relevance to the neighbouring tech hub despite its recent travails

Topic |   Shenzhen
Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to travel to neighbouring Shenzhen in September to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the tech hub’s status as a special economic zone. Photo: Wolfgang Kumm/DPAChinese President Xi Jinping is expected to travel to neighbouring Shenzhen in September to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the tech hub’s status as a special economic zone. Photo: Wolfgang Kumm/DPA
Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to travel to neighbouring Shenzhen in September to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the tech hub’s status as a special economic zone. Photo: Wolfgang Kumm/DPA
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