China’s 13th 5-year plan to support Macau development

The new Commissioner of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Macau, Ye Dabo, said yesterday that the central government’s upcoming 13th five-year plan, an economic blueprint for the country between 2016 and 2020, would include policy ideas to support the development of Macau. The Chinese official said at his cocktail party for assuming the office yesterday that Macau is at a new historic starting point and is facing very important development opportunities. Ye replaces Hu Zhengyue, who had served as Commissioner in the territory since 2011.