The Secretary for Development, Mr Michael Wong, visited Sha Tin District today (August 24) and met with local District Council members. He also visited the Hong Kong Down Syndrome Association Tiptop Training Centre.
Accompanied by the District Officer (Sha Tin), Miss Amy Chan, Mr Wong first met with the Chairman of the Sha Tin District Council, Mr Ho Hau-cheung, and local District Council members to gain a better understanding of the latest developments and needs of the district. They also exchanged views on residents' issues of concern.
He then visited the Hong Kong Down Syndrome Association Tiptop Training Centre to learn about the services provided by the centre and the facilities there. Tiptop Training Centre provides one-stop vocational training services for people with disabilities, including vocational skills training, prevocational assessment and training, and job matching.
During his visit, Mr Wong toured the sheltered workshop of the centre and chatted with the trainees to learn more about their work and studies. He said he was glad to see that the centre is providing a wide range of training and other support services to its trainees, enhancing their employability and enabling them to get prepared for taking up employment in society in future.
Ends/Friday, August 24, 2018
Issued at HKT 17:30