Donnie Yen has recently been honoured as the Hong Kong Fire Services Department's International Image Ambassador.
As reported on Mingpao, the actor, who was awarded the letter of appointment by the director of the department, Joseph Leung, stated that he was very honoured to be selected as an ambassador, adding that he would be involved in various programmes and campaigns related to the department soon - including shooting their fire prevention promotional video.
Director of the Hong Kong Fire Services Department awarded the letter of appointment to Donnie Yen
On the other hand, Leung revealed that the department has decided to appoint Donnie based on his clear heroic image of justice in his movies, which represents the courage and fearlessness of the Hong Kong firefighters.
He added that Donnie's dedication and professionalism also reflects the continuous improvement and spirit of the Fire Department.
"With the international vision and reputation of the other party, we can further show the fire department's professionalism to people through various media and platforms to all over the world; so that more people can know about the Hong Kong Fire Services Department," he added.