04-08-2020 Statement

In view of the serious outbreak of COVID-19, Government announced last Friday its decision to postpone the upcoming LegCo Election for a year in a bid to preserve public health. The Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong understands and supports Government’s decision.
The recent COVID-19 outbreak continues to intensify and confirmed cases of infection show no sign of abating despite Government’s stepped-up containment measures. The outbreak has not only affected the daily lives of the people of Hong Kong and put heavy stress on our healthcare system, it has also rendered the restart of our economy almost impossible.
REDA is of the view that in order to protect the health of our citizens and ensure a fair and open election, postponing the LegCo election is a difficult but inevitable decision. We look forward to seeing Government’s anti-epidemic measures attaining results thereby returning Hong Kong to a state of normalcy soon.