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
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
Shenzhen

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

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
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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