Dr. Jacques Attali bestowed « Commandeur dans l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur » on Dr. David K.P. Li
Dr. David K.P. Li, Chairman & Chief Executive of The Bank of East Asia, was bestowed “Commandeur dans l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur" by the world renowned French Professor, Dr. Jacques Attali, on 9 January 2012, in the presence of Dr. Hon. Donald Tsang, Chief Executive of the Government of the HKSAR, Mr. Arnaud Barthélémy, Consul General of France in Hong Kong and Macau and more than 400 guests.
During his opening speech, Mr. Arnaud Barthélémy paid a tribute to Dr. Li, who has played an instrumental role in bringing France and China, and France and Hong Kong, closer together, as the Chairman of the “Comité d’honneur de la France en Chine” and as the Chairman of the Chapter of the Legion d’honneur in Hong Kong.
Before bestowing the decoration upon Dr. Li, Dr. Jacques Attali (www.attali.com), special adviser to the President of the French Republic, and founder and former Chairman of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, congratulated Dr. Li for his remarkable career, his constant contribution to the community and his commitment to the Franco-Chinese relationship.
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