Operation Zhang Qian 2023
The Maritime Silk Road Society (MSRS) organized the "8th Anniversary of the MSRS and BRI Oriental Pearl Boat Tour" on 14 October. In celebration of the 8th Anniversary of the MSRS and the 10th Anniversary of the “Belt and Road” Initiative, the sharing session of Operation Zhang Qian 2023 was held for the students to share their experiences and insights from their internship, Officiating guests included Ms Eunice Yung, LegCo Member and Vice-chair of Youth Opportunities Committee of MSRS; Mr Nicholas Ho, Commissioner for Belt and Road, Belt and Road Office, Commerce and Economic Development Bureau; Prof Lau Chi Pang, LegCo Member and Associate Vice-President of Lingnan University; Mr Suen Kwok Lam, representative of Dr Peter Lee, Honorary President of MSRS and Chair of Youth Opportunities Committee.
A total of 5 students completed their internships in 4 organizations, including China Merchants Port Holdings Company Limited, Euroterra Capital, Hong Kong & Macao Affairs Office Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and K.Wah Construction Materials. Their duties included daily administrative affairs, translation and marketing, assisting in the work of human resources or administrative departments and customer services.
The sharing session started with a speech delivered by Ms Eunice Yung, Vice-chair of the Youth Opportunities Committee of MSRS. Afterward, 4 students outlined the difficulties and challenges they encountered in their work or life during the internship, the experiences and benefits they gained from the experience, and shared how the internship experience had affected their mindset and growth.