Ms Tong Lai-yee, Brenda, Senior Personal Secretary, and Mr Sun Kam-tao, Senior Scientific Assistant, received the Secretary for the Civil Service’s Commendation on 23 October 2018 for their long-standing meritorious performance over the years.
Ms Tong provides distinguished professional secretarial service to directorate officers of the Observatory, particularly the Director of the Hong Kong Observatory (DHKO). Ms Tong has served three DHKOs since 2004 and her performance has been outstanding. Mr Sun consistently delivers excellent performance in the development and operation of information technology and databases in the Hong Kong Observatory that support the delivery of weather forecasting and warning services.
The Secretary for the Civil Service’s Commendation Award Scheme, first introduced in 2004, gives recognition to civil servants who consistently deliver outstanding performance. A total of 100 civil service colleagues received the awards under the Scheme in 2018.