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CE expresses sorrow at passing of Professor Ma Lin
     The Chief Executive, Mrs Carrie Lam, today (October 17) expressed deep sorrow over the passing of former Vice-Chancellor of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Professor Ma Lin.

     "An outstanding scientist and educator, Professor Ma joined CUHK in 1964 and was appointed Vice-Chancellor of CUHK in 1978. After his retirement in 1987, he continued to be the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Shaw College for over 20 years and actively participated in public affairs during the time. Having served CUHK for a long period of time, Professor Ma was held in high regard by various sectors for his leadership and achievements in the academic and educational fields. He laid a solid foundation for the long-term development of CUHK and made tremendous contributions to higher education in Hong Kong," Mrs Lam said.

     "On behalf of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, I would like to extend my deepest condolences to Professor Ma's family," Mrs Lam said.
Ends/Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Issued at HKT 14:27
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