Secretary for Justice visits Kwun Tong District (with photos)


The Secretary for Justice, Mr Rimsky Yuen, SC, visited Kwun Tong today (October 17) to see the latest developments in the district.

Accompanied by the Chairman of Kwun Tong District Council, Mr Bunny Chan, and the District Officer (Kwun Tong), Mr Gilford law, Mr Yuen visited the Po Leung Kuk Lau Chan Siu Po District Elderly Community Centre at Tak Tin Estate, Lam Tin and chatted with elderly participants in the centre's activities.

The centre organises a variety of activities including counselling, health care and classes for elderly people aged 60 or above with the aim of ensuring they live a healthy and active life, as well as looking after their medical, social and individual needs.

Mr Yuen then went to the Energizing Kowloon East Office (EKEO) located at the promenade in Hoi Bun Road, where he was briefed on the latest development of the visionary Energizing Kowloon East project.

Launched in 2012 by the Development Bureau, the project aims to expedite the transformation of Kowloon East, including the former Kai Tak Airport and the Kwun Tong and Kowloon Bay Business Areas into an attractive, alternative central business district to support Hong Kong's economic development. Accompanied by the Head of the EKEO, Mr Raymond Lee, Mr Yuen toured the sites of the "Fly the Flyover01" and Kwun Tong Promenade.

Before concluding his visit, Mr Yuen met with members of Kwun Tong District Council and exchanged views on a range of community issues.

Ends/Thursday, Oct 17, 2013

The Secretary for Justice, Mr Rimsky Yuen, SC (second right), today (October 17) chats with an elderly person joining an activity at the Po Leung Kuk Lau Chan Siu Po District Elderly Community Centre in Lam Tin. Accompanying him is the Chairman of the Kwun Tong District Council, Mr Bunny Chan (third right).Mr Yuen (second right) is briefed by the Head of the Energizing Kowloon East Office, Mr Raymond Lee (first right), on the Energizing Kowloon East project.Mr Yuen (centre) visits the site of 'Fly the Flyover01'.Mr Yuen (right) meets with members of the Kwun Tong District Council.

 

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