2017 Honours List

     The 2017 Honours List is published in the Government Gazette today (June 30). This is the 20th full Honours List since Hong Kong's return to China.

     The Chief Executive has awarded a total of 331 persons in this year's Honours List, including:

                Award                               Number
                 -----                                 ------
(a) Grand Bauhinia Medal (GBM)             12
(b) Gold Bauhinia Star (GBS)                  25
(c) Medal for Bravery (Gold) (MBG)            1
(d) Silver Bauhinia Star (SBS)                 35
(e) Distinguished Service Medals             11
    for the disciplined services
    and the ICAC
(f) Bronze Bauhinia Star (BBS)                66
(g) Medal for Bravery (Bronze) (MBB)        9
(h) Meritorious Service Medals for            45
    the disciplined services
    and the ICAC
(i) Medal of Honour (MH)                        63
(j) Chief Executive's Commendation         45
   for Community Service
(k) Chief Executive's Commendation         19
   for Government/Public Service        

     The Honours recipients are from different walks of life. They are given an honour or award in recognition of their significant contributions to Hong Kong or for their dedicated public and community service.

     The presentation ceremony for the awards will be held later this year.

     The citations of the award recipients of the 2017 Honours List are provided in the Appendix.

Ends/Friday, June 30, 2017
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