Transcript of remarks by S for S

     Following is the transcript of remarks by the Secretary for Security, Mr Lai Tung-kwok, at a media session after attending the Legislative Council meeting today (February 27):

Reporter: Mr Lai, how would officers help with the identification of the bodies?

Secretary for Security: In order to help identifying the bodies, we will send additional officers to Cairo this evening. They include doctors from the health authorities, a DNA specialist from the Government Laboratory, as well as experts for identification of bodies from the Police Force. They will start off their journey this evening. This step we are going to take is to ensure that there will be a smooth passage during the body identification process.

(Please also refer to the Chinese portion of the transcript.)

Ends/Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Issued at HKT 16:20