A delegation from Hengqin New Area (Free Trade Zone) led by Mr Duncan Chiu, Board Director of ASTRI, visited ASTRI on 3 July 2018. The visiting delegation included Mr Jin Niu – Director, as well as Mr Xi-bin Lin and Mr Zeng-qing Luo – Deputy Directors, of the Administrative Committee, Guangdong Pilot Free Trade Zone – Hengqin Area of Zhuhai.
Hengqin, the special economic zone located next to the Macau Special Administrative Region, has received approval from the State Council to double its land area. The zone’s administrators are keen to attract new projects as well as bright talents and new technologies to advance the Free Trade Zone’s smart city development endeavours. The delegation visited ASTRI’s Smart City Innovation Centre and experienced a number of smart city solutions developed by ASTRI and its partners. Received at ASTRI’s facility by its CEO Mr Hugh Chow and other executives, the delegation explored possibilities for future collaborations with ASTRI in Hengqin and other parts of the Great Bay Area.