Hong Kong’s secretary for home Affairs has resigned

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Hong Kong’s Secretary for Home Affairs, Henry Tsui Ying-wai, has submitted his resignation to the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) today (January 31) and plans to step down from his post today, the HKSAR government said in a statement on its website.Mr Tsui said that as one of the key members of the team responsible for the fight against COVID-19, he had failed to set an example and put epidemic prevention first when he attended a banquet on January 3. He should take responsibility for his mistake and decided to resign as secretary for Home Affairs.According to a Hong Kong-based website, Singtao, on January 6, 10 government officials attended a private party at which someone was diagnosed.Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam cheng Yuet-Ngor singled out Secretary for Home Affairs Tsui Ying-wai and expressed disappointment at his attendance.Hsu apologized for the incident via social media, saying he would “learn from the lesson and not do it again.”Source: Hksar Government website