Carrie Lam (right) chats with young members of ethnic minorities in the Junior Police Call Permanent Activity Centre in August. Photo: Hong Kong Government

A regular training program will be launched by Hong Kong police that  aims to help young members of ethnic minorities to integrate into society.

In her first Policy Address, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor proposed a regular cross-disciplined-services program for these young people to teach them discipline and offer physical and team-building training.

She said she hoped this would help ethnic minorities integrate into Hong Kong society while cultivating their positive values.

Two hundred young people will be trained each year with the combined efforts of the Hong Kong Police Force, the Fire Services Department and other disciplined services, Apple Daily quoted sources as saying.

In fact, a pilot program was launched in August, in which 100 ethnic-minority youth aged between 12 and 19 joined a training camp in the Junior Police Call Permanent Activity Center in Yuen Long’s Pak Heung, New Territories.

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