Macao confers honor on outstanding individuals, entities

This photo dated July 1, 2021 shows the iconic Golden Lotus Square of Macao where a flag-raising ceremony is held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, Macao. (PHOTO / XINHUA)

MACAO – China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) on Friday conferred honor on individuals and entities for their achievements, contributions and services to the SAR.

Ho Iat Seng, chief executive of the Macao SAR, presented the decorations, medals and certificates of merit awarded for 2022 to 26 individuals and entities at an award ceremony, including the Macao Tung Sin Tong Charitable Society, Lai Kin Hong, former president of the Macao Court of Second Instance, the Macao Red Cross and the Macao Water Supply Co Ltd.

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The Macao SAR government started to confer such honors in 2001.