Shenzhen recruits first civil servants from HK, Macao

Source: Global Times Published: 2020/12/14 9:33:06

An aerial photo taken on Aug. 23, 2015 shows the Futian District in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong Province. (Xinhua/Mao Siqian)


Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province is recruiting civil servants from Hong Kong and Macao for the first time. 446 people from the two Chinese special administrative regions battled for five positions in tests on Saturday and Sunday.

Civil servant recruitment tests for Shenzhen took place on Saturday and Sunday, offering five positions exclusively to people from Hong Kong and Macao, China News Service reported on Sunday.

This is the first time Hong Kong and Macao citizens have participated in Shenzhen's civil servant recruitment tests, the report said.

With work places located in the central parts of the city, the five positions are in the fields of administration, finance, city planning, foreign personnel management and medical supervision, which are tailored for the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and the direction of cooperation between the three regions, China News Service reported.

A total of 446 people from Hong Kong and Macao registered for the tests, the report said, noting that one position in the subdistrict office of Fubao, Futian district, which is relatively near to Hong Kong, attracted 244 people and became a highly sought after position.

Global Times

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