CEDB responds to media report
In response to a media report today (June 8) on flight awards earned from duty visits, the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau issued the following clarification:
"The Government does not oblige civil servants on duty visits to claim flight awards. If, however, such awards are claimed and the awards are credited to the officer's personal mileage account, the officer concerned is required to report the awards to his department so that the flight awards may be used for subsequent duty trips. The department concerned will keep appropriate records accordingly.
Where the flight awards of an individual civil servant are not expected to be used for duty trips before expiry, the department concerned may at its discretion permit the civil servant to use such awards for private purposes."
Friday, June 8, 2012