The Director of Immigration, Mr Tsang Kwok-wai; the Commissioner of Customs and Excise, Mr Hermes Tang; the Director of Fire Services, Mr Li Kin-yat; the Commissioner of Correctional Services, Mr Woo Ying-ming; and the Controller of the Government Flying Service, Mr Michael Chan, issued the following statement today (July 24):
Regarding some media reports about the comments made by alleged disciplinary force members on Internet discussion forum, the departments solemnly stress that being disciplinary forces of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), we have all along been endeavouring to uphold the rule of law in Hong Kong and strive to maintain its prosperity, stability and safety.
We strongly condemn the recent violence outbreaks that have harmed the social order in an immense scale and put the public safety at risk. The disciplinary forces will stay united to keep up their commitment, continue to do their utmost in upholding Hong Kong's rule of law and give unwavering support to the Chief Executive and the HKSAR Government in effectively administering Hong Kong in accordance with the law.
Ends/Wednesday, July 24, 2019