Following is the transcript of remarks by the Secretary for Development, Mr Paul Chan, at a media session today (July 31) after attending the Legislative Council Panel on Development special meeting:
Reporter: Are you prepared to make a public apology on the way you handled the crisis?
Secretary for Development: I note the opinion and criticisms by many in the community. Looking back, I do believe I could have handled the matter better. Thank you.
(Please also refer to the Chinese portion of the transcript.)
Ends/Wednesday, July 31, 2013
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