'Ip Man' Donnie Yen is International Image Ambassador for Hong Kong fire fighters

PETALING JAYA (Jan 14): Donnie Yen, the man who plays the legendary martial artist Ip Man has been appointed as International Image Ambassador of the Hong Kong Fire Services Department (HKFSD) today.

The ceremony which was held at the Fire and Ambulance Services Academy in Pak Shing Kok, Tseung Kwan O saw Fire Services director Joseph Leung presenting the appointment certificate to Yen.

The Hong Kong action-hero shared that he was honoured to serve as the International Image Ambassador and said that he will, for the department, record a song for the first time ever.

Meanwhile, Leung revealed that the collaboration materialised largely thanks to Yen's distinct heroic image which strongly resonates with the intrepidity of the Fire Services personnel.

“His dedication to work and perfection-seeking professionalism also coincides with the HKFSD's spirit to constantly strive for improvement and excellence.

“With an international perspective and reputation, the newly appointed International Image Ambassador will help promote the department's professionalism and commitment through various media and platforms, spreading the HKFSD's name worldwide,” said Leung. 

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