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Li Dak-sum Supports Shanghai-Hong Kong Development

The Shanghai-Hong Kong Development Institute (SHKDI) of CUHK held the ‘Dr. Li Dak Sum Shanghai-Hong Kong Development Lecture and Cheque Presentation Ceremony’ on 18 December. Dr. Li Dak-sum (right), advisor of Sharp-Roxy (HK) Ltd; Mr. Andrew Sheng, president of Fung Global Institute; Prof. Joseph J.Y. Sung, Vice-Chancellor of CUHK; and Prof. Sung Yun-wing, co-director of SHKDI attended the ceremony.

Dr. Li has made a generous donation of HK$5 million to SHKDI to support its research on Shanghai-Hong Kong exchange and academic exchange for five years. The institute also invites renowned scholars on Shanghai-Hong Kong research to give lectures at CUHK regularly. This lecture series is named after Dr. Li Dak-sum in recognition of his generous support.

After the ceremony, CUHK welcomed Mr. Andrew Sheng as the first guest speaker of the lecture series. He presented a lecture on ‘Financial Development in Shanghai and Hong Kong’, drawing an audience of over a hundred academics, students, members of the financial sector, and the public. Mr. Sheng examined the dynamics of China’s financial market reforms and the roles Shanghai and Hong Kong can play to further that policy objective.

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