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CE expresses sorrow over passing of Mr Fong Yun-wah
     The Chief Executive, Mrs Carrie Lam, today (January 6) expressed deep sorrow over the passing of Mr Fong Yun-wah.

     "Mr Fong was not only a successful businessman, but also an outstanding and patriotic philanthropist. In addition to making remarkable achievements in the business sector, he was also committed to philanthropic causes, participating in innumerable charitable projects in the Mainland and Hong Kong covering such areas as education, medical services, aerospace technology, elderly and child care services, and community infrastructure. Mr Fong dedicated his life to serving others and contributing to the community. His contributions were widely recognised at home and abroad and he commanded the respect of different sectors. He was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star in 2018.

     "I am saddened by the passing of Mr Fong. On behalf of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, I would like to extend my deepest condolences to his family," Mrs Lam said.
Ends/Thursday, January 6, 2022
Issued at HKT 21:55
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