HONG KONG, July 10 (Xinhua) — The funeral service of the late Hong Kong-Macao entrepreneur Stanley Ho Hung-sun was held on Friday in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
The three-day funeral started on Wednesday at a local funeral home.
Vice Chairmen of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) Tung Chee-hwa, Ho Hau Wah and Leung Chun-ying, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam, Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the HKSAR Luo Huining and Deputy Director Tan Tieniu and people from different sectors arrived at the funeral home to pay their last respects to Stanley Ho on Friday.
Speaking at the service, Tung said Ho was a well-respected entrepreneur who had a deep love for the motherland, and made extraordinary contributions to Hong Kong and Macao.
Later at the service, Tung joined Lam, Tan, Ho Hau Wah and others as pallbearers in carrying Ho’s casket.
Ho passed away in Hong Kong on May 26 at the age of 98. Born in Hong Kong in November 1921, Ho had served as a member of the Standing Committee of the ninth to 11th National Committee of the CPPCC. Enditem