8月4日，曹赛先主任会见到访的英属维尔京群岛（British Virgin Islands, 以下简称BVI）政府香港办事处董事及亚太事务代表理嘉图·卫理（Ricardo Wheatley）一行。
On August 4, Director General Cao Saixian met with Dr. Ricardo Wheatley, the British Virgin Islands’ Asia-Pacific Representative and Director of the BVI’s Representative Office in Hong Kong.
Director General Cao Saixian welcomed Dr. Wheatley and his delegation, introduced the latest economic and social development of Shenzhen, and reviewed the friendly exchanges between Shenzhen and BVI in recent years. She said the two sides should cooperate in the future in finance, green and new energy, tourism and urban waste treatment. BVI political and business delegations are welcome to visit Shenzhen, and BVI students are also welcome to come to Shenzhen to study and share the opportunities of cooperation in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
Dr. Wheatley said that the Hong Kong Office of the British Virgin Islands Government is committed to strengthening BVI's relationship with Asian government departments and the financial industry, and will focus on sustainable development and education in the future. This was the first time that the BVI Hong Kong Office paid a courtesy call to Shenzhen Foreign Affairs Office after the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Wheatley hoped that both sides continue to strengthen cooperation in the fields of fin-tech, education and sustainable development.