Over 1,000 PolyU members and guests attend flag-raising ceremony to celebrate the 73rd anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China
1 Oct 2022
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today held a flag-raising ceremony on campus in celebration of the 73rd anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. The University is honoured to have had Mr Horace CHEUNG Kwok-kwan, Deputy Secretary for Justice; Mr Kevin YEUNG Yun-hung, Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism; Mr TANG Ping-keung, Secretary for Security; Miss Alice MAK Mei-kuen, Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs; Mr LIU Maozhou, Deputed Inspector of the Department of Educational, Scientific and Technological Affairs of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the HKSAR; and Mr WONG Kwok-hing, Commissioner of Correctional Services, officiate at the ceremony. They were joined by PolyU’s Council Chairman Dr LAM Tai-fai, President Prof. Jin-Guang TENG, University Court Chairman Dr Katherine NGAN, Council and Court members, and over 1,000 distinguished guests, staff, alumni and students at the ceremony, wishing prosperity for the Nation and Hong Kong. The ceremony is performed by the flag-raising team of the Hong Kong Auxiliary Police Force.
When the young people thrive, Hong Kong thrives. PolyU shall spare no effort in nurturing young talents with a positive attitude and strong sense of belonging to the Nation and the city.
Dr Lam Tai-fai
PolyU’s Council Chairman
Dr Lam Tai-fai said, “The People’s Republic of China has realised high-quality economic development and scientific and technological advancement over the past 73 years. Her remarkable achievements have not only impressed the world but also brought enormous opportunities for Hong Kong. When the young people thrive, Hong Kong thrives. PolyU shall spare no effort in nurturing young talents with a positive attitude and strong sense of belonging to the Nation and the city, developing young professionals who are dedicated to the betterment of the Nation and Hong Kong. They will contribute to the cause of ‘one country, two systems’ and the prosperity and rejuvenation of our motherland.”
Prof. Jin-Guang Teng said, “For the past 73 years, the Nation has made enormous progress in development and attained outstanding achievements in various areas that we are proud of. This year is even more meaningful for Hong Kong, as the SAR celebrates its 25th anniversary and enters a new era of development to become an international innovation and technology hub. PolyU will continue to contribute to Hong Kong’s innovation and technology endeavours and the Nation’s development through our educational excellence and impactful research.”
Ms Candace Ho
Manager, Communications and Public Affairs
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