Hong Kong – Statement by ExCo Non-official Members on important instruction of President Xi Jinping

Statement by ExCo Non-official Members on important instruction of President Xi Jinping

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The following is issued on behalf of the Executive Council Secretariat:

      

     The Non-official Members of the Executive Council (ExCo Non-official Members) today (February 16) issued the following statement:

      

     The ExCo Non-official Members expressed their heartfelt gratitude to President Xi Jinping’s deep concern and important instruction on fighting the fifth wave of the COVID-19 epidemic in Hong Kong. The Members strongly support the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government to assume the main responsibility to stabilise the epidemic situation soonest possible by implementing various anti-epidemic measures and according that the utmost priority.

      

     The ExCo Non-official Members said that, in the face of the fifth wave of the epidemic, the HKSAR Government has spared no effort in taking forward various anti-epidemic measures. However, the pace with which the disease has been spreading has outraced Hong Kong’s handling capacity. The Central Authorities’ ardent concern for Hong Kong and strong support at this critical juncture has encouraged and touched the hearts of the people of Hong Kong and reinforced our confidence in fighting the epidemic. It fully demonstrates that the Central Authorities have all along been providing their strongest support for the HKSAR under “One Country, Two Systems”.

      

     The ExCo Non-official Members would continue to take an active role in advising Hong Kong’s anti-epidemic work and render their full support to the HKSAR Government to, in accordance with the important instruction of President Xi Jinping, mobilise all available manpower and resources and adopt all necessary measures to safeguard the lives and health of the Hong Kong people and the stability of our society.

      

     The ExCo Non-official Members appeal to the public to fight the epidemic hand in hand with the Government by complying with the anti-epidemic requirements and heeding to the Government’s call to get vaccinated as soon as possible. The Members believe that, with the staunch support from the Central Authorities and the concerted efforts of the community, Hong Kong will overcome the difficulties and prevail over the epidemic.

Hong Kong – ExCo Non-official Members congratulate Chu Man-kai and Chan Ho-yuen on winning silver and bronze medals at Tokyo Paralympics

ExCo Non-official Members congratulate Chu Man-kai and Chan Ho-yuen on winning silver and bronze medals at Tokyo Paralympics

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The following is issued on behalf of the Executive Council Secretariat:

     The Non-official Members of the Executive Council (ExCo Non-official Members) today (September 5) expressed their warmest congratulations to Hong Kong athletes Chu Man-kai and Chan Ho-yuen for winning a silver medal and a bronze medal for Hong Kong in the Badminton Men’s Singles SH6 and Badminton Men’s Singles WH2 events at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games respectively. They also expressed their heartfelt gratitude to the coaches and the badminton team.

     The Convenor of the ExCo Non-official Members, Mr Bernard Chan, said, “Badminton becomes an official sport for the first time at the Games. By overcoming one hurdle over another throughout the series of matches, Chu Man-kai seized the opportunity to demonstrate his excellent skills and captured a silver medal in the event, while Chan Ho-yuen, with his outstanding performance, has lived up to expectations by winning a bronze medal in the event. They both made history for Hong Kong.”

     “With great determination, the two athletes overcame difficulties and carved out a niche of their own. We should learn from their tenacity and persistence in pursuing dreams.”

     The Hong Kong, China Delegation won a total of five medals, including two silver and three bronze medals, in the Games. The ExCo Non-official Members expressed their heartfelt gratitude to the athletes for their efforts. Regardless of their results, the athletes fully demonstrated their indomitable perseverance during the competitions. The Members hope that Hong Kong athletes will continue to shine at the international sports arena in future.

Hong Kong – ExCo Non-official Members congratulate Leung Yuk-wing, Vivian Lau and Wong Kwan-hang on winning silver medal at Tokyo Paralympics for Hong Kong

ExCo Non-official Members congratulate Leung Yuk-wing, Vivian Lau and Wong Kwan-hang on winning silver medal at Tokyo Paralympics for Hong Kong

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The following is issued on behalf of the Executive Council Secretariat:

     The Non-official Members of the Executive Council (ExCo Non-official Members) today (September 4) expressed their warmest congratulations to Hong Kong athletes Leung Yuk-wing, Vivian Lau and Wong Kwan-hang for winning a silver medal for Hong Kong in the Boccia Mixed BC4 Pairs event at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. They also expressed their heartfelt gratitude to their coaches and the team.

     The Convenor of the ExCo Non-official Members, Mr Bernard Chan, said, “With extraordinary capabilities and exhibiting great team spirit during the match, the three athletes brought glory to Hong Kong by winning the first silver medal for the Hong Kong, China Delegation at the Games. They are to be congratulated, especially for Leung Yuk-wing who scored a second medal at the Games.”

     The ExCo Non-official Members hope that the Hong Kong, China Delegation will keep up their efforts and strive for excellence in the remaining events.

Hong Kong – ExCo Non-official Members congratulate Wong Ting-ting on winning bronze medal at Tokyo Paralympics for Hong Kong

ExCo Non-official Members congratulate Wong Ting-ting on winning bronze medal at Tokyo Paralympics for Hong Kong

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The following is issued on behalf of the Executive Council Secretariat:

     The Non-official Members of the Executive Council (ExCo Non-official Members) today (August 28) expressed their warmest congratulations to Hong Kong table tennis player Wong Ting-ting for winning a bronze medal for Hong Kong in the Women’s Singles TT11 event at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. They also expressed their heartfelt gratitude to her coach and the table tennis team.

     The Convenor of the ExCo Non-official Members, Mr Bernard Chan, said, “With her sports talent and strenuous training, Wong Ting-ting delivered high standards of performance at her Paralympic debut and grabbed the first medal for the Hong Kong, China Delegation in the Games. We are thrilled with her result.”

     The ExCo Non-official Members hope that the Hong Kong, China Delegation will continue to unleash their potential and achieve outstanding results in the other events. They support the Government in continuing its various policy measures for promoting disability sports to allow persons with disabilities to display their strengths through sports.

Hong Kong – ExCo Non-official Members congratulate Cheung Ka-long on winning Olympic gold medal for Hong Kong

ExCo Non-official Members congratulate Cheung Ka-long on winning Olympic gold medal for Hong Kong

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The following is issued on behalf of the Executive Council Secretariat:
      
     The Non-official Members of the Executive Council (ExCo Members) today (July 27) expressed their warmest congratulations to Hong Kong fencer Cheung Ka-long for winning the first gold medal for the Hong Kong, China Delegation in Men’s Foil Individual at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. They also expressed their heartfelt gratitude to his coach and the fencing team.
      
     The Convenor of the ExCo Members, Mr Bernard Chan, said, “With great perseverance and determination, Cheung Ka-long remained calm in adversity and displayed outstanding skills during the match. In winning the gold medal, he has made history for Hong Kong, and the people of Hong Kong are all proud of his remarkable achievement.”
      
     The ExCo Members hope that the Hong Kong, China Delegation will continue to unleash their potential and achieve outstanding results in the other events. They support the Government in continuing its various policy measures for facilitating sports development in Hong Kong to achieve the objectives of promoting sports in the community, supporting elite sports development and making Hong Kong a centre for major international sports events.