Secretary for Home Affairs Tsang Tak-sing presented commendation certificates and award pins to 55 people today for their outstanding contribution to the promotion of sports and recreation, arts and culture, and community greening.
Speaking at the Secretary for Home Affair’s Commendation Scheme Presentation Ceremony 2012, held at the Cultural Centre this afternoon, Mr Tsang praised the awardees for their endeavours and selfless contribution in recent years, saying their efforts are highly commendable.
He noted that with their wealth of knowledge and experience, they not only achieved great success in their respective professions, but also dedicated themselves to nurturing and supporting young talent, making remarkable contributions to society.
Mr Tsang said their enthusiastic participation will encourage more people to follow suit in serving the community. He also called on the awardees to join with the Government to build a better future for Hong Kong.
Introduced in 2002, the scheme recognises individuals who make outstanding contributions to the development of sports, culture and arts, community building and community service.
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