Shakir Mohammad is one of the few firefighters in Hong Kong with an ethnic minority background. Photo: Edmond So Shakir Mohammad is one of the few firefighters in Hong Kong with an ethnic minority background. Photo: Edmond So
Shakir Mohammad is one of the few firefighters in Hong Kong with an ethnic minority background. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong firefighters from ethnic minority groups help bridge the gap with residents who can’t speak Cantonese or English

  • Officers played key role in explaining recent lockdowns to confused residents
  • Fire service has four officers of Pakistani origin and two from the Philippines

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Shakir Mohammad is one of the few firefighters in Hong Kong with an ethnic minority background. Photo: Edmond So Shakir Mohammad is one of the few firefighters in Hong Kong with an ethnic minority background. Photo: Edmond So
Shakir Mohammad is one of the few firefighters in Hong Kong with an ethnic minority background. Photo: Edmond So
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