Prof. Charles K. Kao, former Vice-Chancellor of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), celebrates his 80th birthday today (4 November).  Prof. and Mrs. Charles K. Kao have had an enjoyable morning at a birthday party held on CUHK campus, meeting many old friends and colleagues at CUHK who conveyed their best wishes and respect to the great man.

Prof. Joseph J.Y. Sung, Vice-Chancellor of CUHK, said, ‘We are most delighted to celebrate Professor Kao’s birthday today with our greatest love and respect for Prof Kao.  Professor Kao’s contributions to CUHK are tremendous.  His wisdom and vision have inspired numerous young people and his great innovation has changed the world.  Let us wish him good health and a lot of happiness in many many years to come.’

Mrs. Gwen Kao thanked CUHK members for their kindness, ‘Professor Kao and I are very happy to meet so many old friends on his 80th birthday today.  I am truly grateful for all your love and care for Professor Kao.’

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