Sharing session on welfare held

December 3, 2022

Secretary for Labour & Welfare Chris Sun attended the sharing session on the spirit of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China for the social welfare sector today.


Mr Sun highlighted General Secretary Xi Jinping’s emphasis on the need to improve people's well-being in the course of pursuing development.


He also briefed the participants on various welfare initiatives in Hong Kong such as the On-site Pre-school Rehabilitation Services, the promotion of gerontechnology to enhance senior citizens’ quality of life and the Strive & Rise Programme that supports the upward mobility of secondary students


He said these measures aim to ensure people's access to childcare, education, employment, medical services, elderly care, housing, and social assistance.


Director of Social Welfare Charmaine Lee also took part in the sharing session while representatives of social welfare organisations spoke on their reflections on the training workshops as part of the event.

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