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SLW expresses sorrow over death of DDSW Mr Lam Ka-tai
     ​The Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Dr Law Chi-kwong, was deeply grieved today (January 30) to learn of the passing of the Deputy Director of Social Welfare (Services), Mr Lam Ka-tai.

     Dr Law said, "In serving the Social Welfare Department (SWD) for 33 years, his strong commitment to serve, hard work and quality performance earned respect from colleagues across disciplines as well as stakeholders, organisations and front-line personnel in the welfare sector. Regardless of positions, he was a good listener and communicator. He led his teams in implementing people-oriented welfare initiatives with a mission to help those in need and he fully demonstrated the professionalism of a social worker."

     He added, "I knew K T personally for nearly 30 years, and have been working closely with him in different positions. Colleagues in the Labour and Welfare Bureau are all saddened by his passing, which is a great loss to our team. On behalf of our bureau, I would like to extend my deepest condolences to his family. The SWD will make every effort to provide assistance for the family as appropriate."
Ends/Saturday, January 30, 2021
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