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CS expresses sympathy for victims of earthquake in Sichuan
     The Chief Secretary for Administration, Mr Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, today (August 9) expressed concern over the earthquake which occurred in Jiuzhaigou in Sichuan Province yesterday. He offered deep sympathy to the families of those who had died and suffered in the earthquake and wished the injured a speedy recovery.

     Mr Cheung said that the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government will closely monitor the situation of Hong Kong residents in affected areas and provide all practicable assistance to them wherever necessary. The Immigration Department is actively assisting in establishing contact with the Hong Kong residents concerned, and through the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Chengdu providing assistance to and following up with persons in need.
Ends/Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Issued at HKT 14:55
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