PolyU holds flag-raising ceremony to celebrate the 26th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR
1 Jul 2023
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today held a flag-raising ceremony on campus to celebrate the 26th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administration Region (HKSAR). PolyU’s Council Chairman Dr LAM Tai-fai, President Prof. Jin-Guang TENG, Deputy Council Chairman Dr Lawrence LI Kwok-chang, University Court Chairman Dr Katherine NGAN, President Emeritus Prof. POON Chung-kwong, Honorary Court Chairman Dr Roy CHUNG Chi-ping, together with Council and Court members, University senior management, University Fellows, and around 600 distinguished guests, staff, students and alumni attended the ceremony, wishing the Nation and Hong Kong prosperity and stability. The ceremony was performed by the PolyU Student Flag-Raising Team.
Dr Lam Tai-fai remarked, “Under the ‘one country, two systems’ principle, Hong Kong possesses the distinctive advantages of strong support from the Motherland and close connection to the world for the past 26 years. With the staunch support of the central government and the leadership of the HKSAR government, Hong Kong has achieved the transition from chaos to order and embarked on a new journey from stability to prosperity. By leveraging its research excellence and edge in nurturing talents, PolyU will fully support Hong Kong’s integration into national development while aligning with our country’s key national development strategies and seizing the corresponding opportunities. PolyU shall also spare no effort in cultivating leading professionals with a strong affection for Hong Kong, who will capitalise on their strengths for the betterment of the Nation and Hong Kong”
Prof. Jin-Guang Teng said, “This year marks the 26th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR. Since the full resumption of normal travel between Hong Kong and the Mainland, Hong Kong has been proactively participating in the high-quality development of the Nation, leading us to a promising future. PolyU aspires to be an innovative world-class university with a strong sense of social responsibility, and provides the best holistic education to nurture ‘leaders of tomorrow’ who possess a strong sense of national identity. We will continute to forge partnerships with universities, research institutions, governments at various levels and enterprises in the Mainland, and connect our research capability to the needs of local industries to support the development of Hong Kong into an international innovation and technology hub while contributing to the Nation’s technological advancement.”
Ms Hazel Cheng
Communications and Public Affairs Office
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