Dear HKIA Members and ARB Registered Architects
Organized by the Development Bureau, a briefing session was held on 15 July 2020 to brief local architectural and engineering sectors on new measures under the Interim Guidelines for the Management of Hong Kong Engineering Construction Consultant Enterprises and Professionals Starting Business and Practising in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Cities (Interim Guidelines) which facilitate enterprises and professionals in starting businesses and practising in the nine cities of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA). Mr. Benny CHAN, ARB Chairman, Mr. Felix LI, HKIA President and Dr. Dickie LAU, HKIA Council Member cum Chairman of Board of Mainland Affairs attended the briefing session.
Please find below (i) the group photo, (ii) the briefing material and (iii) the information sheet on the new measures in the GBA for your information.
(i) Group photo: https://www.devb.gov.hk/filemanager/en/content_69/20200715PR_01.html
(ii) Briefing Material (Chinese only): https://drive.google.com/file/d/1WSfcd0tvbE75gMj6qzavhwc2U4yHOl0a/view
(iii) Information Sheet (Chinese only): https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vIx0QRov9gYydPOiUlTsR-xBdXrhQBnQ/view
The press release and the video of the briefing can be found via the following links:
• Press release: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202007/15/P2020071500512.htm
• Video: https://www.facebook.com/DevelopmentBureau/videos/275983270359754/
As regards the classification and scope of services of the corresponding Mainland companies (Annex 1 of the Information Sheet), the relevant information can be found via the following link: http://www.mohurd.gov.cn/zyglgd/bz/index.html
The new measure in Hengqin has been implemented since December 2019 and the registration is open to eligible construction enterprises and professionals in Hong Kong. Details of the new measure including application forms can be found via the following link: http://www.hengqin.gov.cn/jshbj/ywgz/content/post_2511790.html
Queenie WONG (Ms.)
HKIA Chief Operating Officer cum ARB Registrar