|Appointments to the Committee on the Promotion of Racial Harmony
The Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs has appointed five new members to the Committee on the Promotion of Racial Harmony (CPRH) starting from June 1, 2009, a Government spokesman announced today (May 29).
Eleven incumbent members are also re-appointed to the Committee commencing on the same date.
The following is a list of the non-official members of the CPRH commencing June 1, 2009:
New members (appointed for the period up to May 31, 2011)
(1) Mrs Cheung-Ang Siew Mei
Existing members (re-appointed for the period up to May 31, 2011)
(6) Miss Baig, Raees Begum
Existing members (re-appointed for the period up to May 31, 2010)
(12) Ms Lin, Annie
The CPRH is a non-statutory advisory body to advise the Government on matters relating to fostering racial harmony in the community and to enhancing mutual understanding between people of different ethnic origin. Chaired by the Deputy Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs, the Committee also includes representatives from the Education Bureau, the Home Affairs Department, the Labour Department and the Information Services Department. The Race Relations Unit of the Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau provides secretariat support to the Committee.
Ends/Friday, May 29, 2009