2019 Honours List

     The 2019 Honours List is published in the Government Gazette today (July 1). This is the 22nd full Honours List since 1997.

     The Chief Executive has awarded a total of 399 persons in this year's Honours List, including:

   Award                                                  Number
   -----                                                     -------
(a) Grand Bauhinia Medal (GBM)                   2
(b) Gold Bauhinia Star (GBS)                       11
(c) Silver Bauhinia Star (SBS)                      23
(d) Medal for Bravery (Silver) (MBS)              3
(e) Distinguished Service Medals                  16
    for the disciplined services
    and the ICAC
(f) Bronze Bauhinia Star (BBS)                     41
(g) Medal for Bravery (Bronze) (MBB)            7
(h) Meritorious Service Medals for                 46
    the disciplined services
    and the ICAC
(i) Medal of Honour (MH)                             96
(j) Chief Executive's Commendation            113
   for Community Service
(k) Chief Executive's Commendation             41
   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 is tentatively scheduled for early November 2019.

     The citations of the award recipients of the 2019 Honours List are provided in the Appendix.

Ends/Monday, July 1, 2019
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