Hong Kong’s chief auditor scolds environmental watchdog for ‘inadequate supervision’ of stalled government-funded projects

Hong Kong’s chief auditor said Wednesday that nearly half of all government-funded environmental projects took more than four years to complete, exposing inadequate supervision by the city’s environmental watchdog.The Director of Audit’s twice annual report found that only 22 per cent of the projects approved by the Environment and Conservation Fund (ECF) had been completed in a year or less. The report also said 47 per cent of the 607 projects had been underway since 2014 without proper…

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