13 April 2016
Senior Immigration Assistant Mr Choi Fung-hau has been elected Hong Kong's most courteous Immigration control officer. The prize presentation ceremony was held at Immigration Headquarters today (April 13).
The Assistant Director (Management and Support) of Immigration, Mr Chan Tin-chee, said that the Most Courteous Immigration Control Officers Election has been held annually since 1996 to encourage front-line officers to conduct effective immigration control and provide quality services to the public with devotion and courtesy.
"Applauded as Asia's world city, Hong Kong is an international finance, business and shipping centre. The Immigration Department is committed to providing quality and efficient immigration clearance services to travellers," Mr Chan said. He encouraged the front-line officers to continuously make concerted efforts and strive for excellence to provide better services to the travelling public with professionalism. He also thanked the officers for their devotion in delivering courteous and efficient services, which has given visitors fond memories of Hong Kong and contributed to promoting the Hong Kong tourism industry.
The Deputy Executive Director of the Hong Kong Tourism Board, Ms Becky Ip, presented awards and souvenirs to the winner, Mr Choi, and appointed him as a Hong Kong Courtesy Ambassador. Mr Chan thanked the Board for its support in making the Most Courteous Immigration Control Officers Election a success.
The Deputy Executive Director of the Hong Kong Tourism Board, Ms Becky Ip (left), presents awards and souvenirs to the most courteous Immigration control officer, Mr Choi Fung-hau, today (April 13).