Welfare chief Law Chi-kwong hopes the new scheme will encourage those aged between 60 and 64 to return to the job market, travel more, or work as volunteers. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong welfare chief Law Chi-kwong says latest relief measures aimed at the elderly and low-income people will pose a burden on city’s coffers

  • But he says financial pressure on the government will decrease gradually due to a slower growth of the elderly expenses from next decade
  • Elderly Commission chairman Lam Ching-choi says the new measures reflect a change in the administration’s attitude in governing following the protests
Topic |   Carrie Lam
Welfare chief Law Chi-kwong hopes the new scheme will encourage those aged between 60 and 64 to return to the job market, travel more, or work as volunteers. Photo: Nora Tam
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