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Secretary for the Environment expresses sorrow over passing of Dr Ng Cho-nam
     The Secretary for the Environment, Mr Wong Kam-sing, today (December 13) expressed deep sorrow over the passing of Dr Ng Cho-nam.

     "Dr Ng had spared no effort in promoting environmental protection over the past few decades. He was the chairman of the Conservancy Association and the chairman of the Environmental Impact Assessment Subcommittee of the Advisory Council on the Environment. He was a member of the Council for Sustainable Development, the Energy Advisory Committee, the Steering Committee on Biodiveristy Strategy and Action Plan, the Environmental Campaign Committee, and the Country and Marine Parks Board, among others. He showed lifelong devotion to serving society and made significant contributions. He was awarded the Silver Bauhinia Star in 2014," Mr Wong said.

     "Dr Ng has actively participated in the conservation of remote countryside areas, such as the rehabilitation of Lai Chi Wo, in recent years, with a view to promoting biodiversity. I am deeply saddened by the passing of Dr Ng. On behalf of the Environment Bureau and the Environmental Protection Department, I would like to extend my deepest condolences to his family," Mr Wong said.
Ends/Friday, December 13, 2019
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