The Secretary for Justice, Ms Teresa Cheng, SC, visited Islands District today (April 1) to see the latest developments in the district. She also met with young people and District Council members during her visit.
Accompanied by the District Officer (Islands), Mr Anthony Li, Ms Cheng visited the Neighbourhood Advice-Action Council Tung Chung Integrated Services Centre. With government funding, the council set up the TOUCH - Support Service Centre for Ethnic Minorities on-site. Cantonese lessons, interest classes and cultural exchange activities are arranged for the ethnic minorities in Tung Chung. In addition, the Centre provides a range of support services and assistance to families and residents in need.
Ms Cheng then proceeded to YMCA of Hong Kong Christian College to meet with students. She chatted with them and listened to their views on studies and extracurricular activities.
Before concluding her visit, Ms Cheng met with Islands District Council members and exchanged views on issues of concern.
Ends/Monday, April 1, 2019