Qianhai SZ-HK Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone Visit
The opening ceremony of Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Youth Innovation and Entrepreneur Hub was held on December 7. As guest, CY Leung, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) was briefed by Qianhai officials the latest development of the Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone as well as attended the launch of Qianhai SIM card.
Via cooperation between China Telecom and 3HK, for Qianhai and Hong Kong, a roaming fee-free SIM card for cross-border communications was launched. A video call between Xu Qin, Mayor of Shenzhen, and Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Chief Secretary for Administration of HKSAR, representing the kick off of Qianhai SIM card service, was made.
Jennifer Tan, Chief Operating Officer and Andrew Kwok, President, International and Carrier Business were invited to represent Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Ltd. (HTHKH) to attend the launching ceremony. Government officials Gu Qifeng, General Manager of Shenzhen Qianhai Information & Telecommunication Development Co., Ltd, Ren Deqi, Smart Qianhai Office Principal, Authority of Qianhai Shenzhen-Hongkong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone of Shenzhen, Jia Xingdong, Deputy Director General of Economy, Trade and Information Commission of Shenzhen Municipality, Mei Qianghua, Director of Shenzhen Communications Administration and Yang Xiaofeng, Vice President of China Telecom Guangdong Co., Ltd also attended the prestige event.
We believe the launch of Qianhai SIM card will make communication between the two places more convenient and cost effective, hence encouraging more business opportunities in near future.