The Secretary for Justice, Ms Teresa Cheng, SC, visited Sai Kung District today (December 7) to call on a secondary school in Tseung Kwan O and meet with District Council members.
Accompanied by the Chairman of the Sai Kung District Council, Mr George Ng, and the District Officer (Sai Kung), Mr David Chiu, Ms Cheng visited Carmel Divine Grace Foundation Secondary School. She was briefed by staff on how their students took part in the Mock Trial - Justice Education Project. A mock trial competition and other related educational activities are arranged for secondary school students under the Project to enhance their understanding of Hong Kong's judicial system, rule of law and civic responsibility.
Ms Cheng observed students participating in simulated court proceedings and chatted with them. She encouraged students to continue joining various activities to strengthen their thinking and communication skills.
Ms Cheng then met with members of the Sai Kung District Council and exchanged views on issues of concern.
Ends/Friday, December 7, 2018