Strengthen the orientation and links of Hong Kong with the international community and raise the position of Hong Kong as the leading innovation and technology economy.
Develop creative industries and embrace the knowledge-based economy; revitalize local innovation and technology development.
Support SMEs and start-ups; create opportunities for IT people.
Improve our digital infrastructure to attract strategic enterprises to invest in Hong Kong and to build Hong Kong as a regional hub for information and communications technology.
Keep abreast of developments in the regulatory environment and strengthen its openness and fairness. Protect fair and open competition among communication providers.
Maintain autonomy and self-regulation on Internet governance. Extend the influence and participation of Hong Kong in Internet governance.
Enact the Government Archives Law and the Open Information Law, open data access and increase government transparency and accountability.
Enhance personal data privacy protection and the regulation of monitoring, and to legislate mandatory notification to victims of data breaches.
Safeguard Internet freedom and security.
Commit to bridging the digital divide to ensure that everyone can use the Internet for learning, regardless of disability, language, economic, location and other barriers.
The work towards a truly Smart City – embrace technology to bring a better quality of life and to contribute to sustainable development, with an emphasis on an open and bottom up approach, to empower citizens and to open up government decision process.