District Officers of the HKSAR Government commenced study programme on district governance (with photos)

     The Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs, Miss Alice Mak, led a delegation of the District Officers (DOs) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government to Beijing for a study programme on district governance today (April 17), and commenced the study programme on district governance at the National Academy of Governance (NAG) in the afternoon. 

     Miss Mak said at the opening ceremony of the study programme that the HKSAR Government attaches great importance to district governance with a view to enhancing people's sense of happiness and contentment. Under the improved district governance system, the 18 DOs, being both the representatives of the HKSAR Government at the district level and the Chairmen of the District Councils (DCs), shoulder the important responsibility of enhancing district governance. At the beginning of the seventh-term DCs, it is a great opportunity to receive training at the NAG and it is hoped that the members of the delegation can put the knowledge they learnt into practice in their future work.

     Subsequently, the Executive Vice President of the NAG, Mr Xie Chuntao, gave lecture to the delegation on the Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era.

     The delegation is led by Miss Mak and the members include the Permanent Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs, Ms Shirley Lam, the Director of Home Affairs, Mrs Alice Cheung, and the 18 DOs. The delegation will continue its study programme and duty visit in Beijing tomorrow (April 18).

Ends/Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Issued at HKT 20:52