Landmark in Hong Kong expected to represent living embodiment of cultural ties between SAR and mainland, Luo Weiteng reports
Backed by the motherland, rooted in Hong Kong and imbued with a global vision of showcasing the national treasures from Beijing’s Forbidden City, the landmark Hong Kong Palace Museum will take the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region a step closer to the lofty goal of forging a dialogue between Chinese culture and global civilizations, said Louis Ng Chi-wa, the museum’s director.
Construction work on the long-awaited museum has proceeded at a steady pace despite the triple whammy of geopolitical storms, social unrest and the coronavirus pandemic. It will be a fitting tribute to the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to the motherland when the museum opens in mid-2022.
Hailed as the first mega project named after the Palace Museum in the nation’s capital, Beijing, the Hong Kong Palace Museum represents the living…