Zhao Dacheng, vice-minister of justice, met with a delegation of young legal professionals from the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area in Beijing on June 24.
The delegation was led by Junius Kwan-yiu Ho, member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong and founder of the International Probono Legal Services Association Limited (IPLSA). They will attend the first training program for young legal talents from the Greater Bay Area.
Zhao Dacheng, vice-minister of justice, meets with a delegation of young legal talents from the Greater Bay Area in Beijing on June 24.
Zhao said Hong Kong's legal professionals need to uphold the rule of law and promote its role in the economic and social development of Hong Kong.
He hoped the delegation would learn more about the development of the rule of law in the Chinese mainland during the visit.
Legal workers of both Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland should safeguard the rule of law and work together to realize the Chinese dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation, Zhao noted.
Zhao Dacheng (R), vice-minister of justice, meets with a member of the delegation of young legal talents from the Greater Bay Area in Beijing on June 24.
Ho introduced the functions and structure of the IPLSA, adding that the development of China will also give Hong Kong lawyers more opportunities for development.
The IPLSA will continue to promote legal exchanges between Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland and shoulder the social responsibility of upholding the rule of law, he said.