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11 district forums on Policy Address held today (with photos)

    The Government continued to engage the public and district representatives to express views on the Policy Address, with District Offices of the Home Affairs Department holding 11 district forums tonight (October 23).

     The 11 forums, warmly received by participants, gauged views of people in the districts of Sham Shui Po, Eastern, Kwun Tong, North, Sha Tin, Tai Po, Tsuen Wan, Yau Tsim Mong, Islands, Sai Kung and Kwai Tsing.

     The forums were hosted by respective District Officers, with guest panellists from various sectors exchanging views with the attendees.

     Participants have actively expressed their views on Policy Address initiatives concerning livelihoods, education and district facilities. Their views will be gathered by the District Offices and submitted to the Government.

     The forums, aiming to gauge public views in 18 districts, have been held since mid-October. Forums will be held in the Central and Western district, Wong Tai Sin district, Kowloon City district, Southern district, Wan Chai district and Yuen Long district.

     District representatives and members of the public are welcome to join. Those interested should register through the corresponding reservation hotlines during office hours. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  

     Details are as follows:

*  Central and Western district

Date: October 24
Time: 6.30pm
Venue: Kennedy Town Community Complex, No.12 Rock Hill Street, Kennedy Town
Reservation hotline: 2119 5010

*  Wong Tai Sin district

Date: October 24
Time: 6pm
Venue: Tsz Wan Shan Community Hall, LG2/F, Lok Foon House, Tsz Lok Estate, Tsz Wan Shan
Reservation hotline: 2322 9071

*  Kowloon City district

Date: October 24
Time: 7pm
Venue: ELCHK Hung Hom Lutheran Primary School, 39 Pau Chung Street, To Kwa Wan
Reservation hotline: 2621 3414

*  Southern district

Date: October 25
Time: 6.30pm
Venue: Ap Lei Chau Community Hall, Ap Lei Chau Estate, Aberdeen
Reservation hotline: 2814 5720

*  Wan Chai district

Date: October 26
Time: 7pm
Venue: Leighton Hill Community Hall, No. 133 Wong Nai Chung Road, Happy Valley
Reservation hotline: 2835 2003

*  Yuen Long district

Date: October 29
Time: 5.30pm
Venue: Yuen Long Town Hall, No.4 Tai Yuk Road, Yuen Long
Reservation hotline: 2479 0016

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Ends/Tuesday, October 23, 2007
Issued at HKT 20:31


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