CS meets Korean delegate general
Boss Secretary Chan Kwok-ki today met the Diplomat General of the Republic of Korea in Hong Kong concerning an occurrence wherein a melody firmly connected with vicious fights was played during the Asia Rugby Sevens Series in South Korea.
At the Asia Rugby Sevens’ second leg last between Hong Kong and South Korea held in Incheon, the coordinator Asia Rugby played a tune firmly connected with the far reaching fierce fights and Hong Kong freedom in 2019 rather than the national anthem of Individuals’ Republic of China.
Stepping up and meet the Korean delegate general, Mr Chan repeated that the Hong Kong Exceptional Authoritative Area Government firmly hates and goes against the occurrence and mentioned the Korean side to investigate it completely.
Mr Chan focused on that the national anthem is a country’s image and sign and should be regarded on all events, and that hong kong anthem coordinators of international games contests bear the obligation to guarantee the legitimate and address playing of national anthems during each rivalry.
He noted despite the fact that Asia Rugby has clarified the occurrence was expected for human blunder by a neighborhood junior staff part and that an expression of remorse has been made, the Hong Kong SAR Government mentions solid criticism regarding the relationship for its powerlessness, as an accomplished coordinator of sports rivalries and along with the nearby coordinator, to keep the episode from occurring.
Mr Chan added that the Hong Kong SAR Government unequivocally thinks that it is absolutely unsuitable that, while Asia Rugby has affirmed the recording of the national anthem put together by the Hong Kong Group mentor was the right one, a melody firmly connected with the far and wide brutal fights and Hong Kong freedom in 2019 turned out to be played during the opposition.
Police said their Coordinated Wrongdoing and Set of three Department is researching the episode and will make follow-up moves earnestly as per the law on whether it has penetrated the National Anthem Statute or some other regulation of Hong Kong, including the National Security Regulation.
In the mean time, the Hong Kong SAR Government has mentioned the Hong Kong Rugby Association to manage the matter earnestly by sending off a full and top to bottom examination, along with accommodation of an itemized report. The association ought to likewise guarantee that no comparative occurrences will reoccur.
It will likewise keep in touch with Asia Rugby mentioning the last option to additionally explore the occurrence and obligations required as well as give a record thereof.