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Secretary for Home Affairs saddened by death of Mr Lau Wong-fat
     The Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Lau Kong-wah, today (July 23) expressed his profound sadness at the passing of the former Chairman of Heung Yee Kuk, Mr Lau Wong-fat, and extended his condolences to his family.

     Mr Lau Kong-wah said, "Mr Lau had dedicated his entire life to serving the Hong Kong community. His outstanding contribution in the promotion of rural affairs and district administration in the New Territories earned him great respect in the community. He commands our respect for his untiring commitment over the past years in the work for the well-being of the government as well as the welfare and unity of the residents of New Territories which helped enhance Hong Kong's development."

     "I, on behalf of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, would like to extend my condolences to Mr Lau's family."
Ends/Sunday, July 23, 2017
Issued at HKT 16:52
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