CE saddened by death of Mr Mo Kwan-nin

     The Chief Executive, Mr C Y Leung, today (February 5) was saddened to learn of the passing of former secretary-general of the Basic Law Consultative Committee, and former deputy director of the Hong Kong branch of Xinhua News Agency, Mr Mo Kwan-nin.

     Mr Mo was awarded the Grand Bauhinia Medal in 2000.

     "Mr Mo was committed to serving Hong Kong. He was actively involved in the preparatory work for Hong Kong's return to the Motherland and the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. He has made outstanding contributions to both the country and Hong Kong. I would like to extend my deepest condolences to Mr Mo's family," the Chief Executive said.

Ends/Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Issued at HKT 19:45