CE mourns Cheung Yan-lung

September 21, 2021

Chief Executive Carrie Lam today expressed deep sorrow over the passing of Cheung Yan-lung, a long-time participant of public services including the chairmanship of the Heung Yee Kuk and the Regional Council.


Mr Cheung was also a member of the Legislative Council, the District Council and the Selection Committee for the first Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.


Mrs Lam said: “Sparing no effort in promoting the development of the New Territories, he was held in high regard and revered by the rural residents.


"I am saddened by the passing of Mr Cheung. On behalf of the Hong Kong SAR Government, I would like to extend my deepest condolences to his family."


Secretary for Home Affairs Caspar Tsui also expressed sorrow over the passing of Mr Cheung, saying that he had played an important role in bridging the communication between the Government and New Territories residents.


He spared no efforts in promoting rural affairs and district administration in the New Territories and worked for the welfare of its residents, Mr Tsui added.

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