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Appointments to new term of Steering Committee of Pilot Green Transport Fund

     The Environmental Protection Department (EPD) today (March 25) announced appointments to the Steering Committee of the Pilot Green Transport Fund for a new two-year term starting from April 1, 2015.  

     The Steering Committee comprises members from academic institutions and transport trades as well as representatives from relevant government departments. It will continue to be chaired by Professor Timothy Tong Wai-cheung, President of Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

     The Secretary for the Environment, Mr Wong Kam-sing, said, "I am deeply grateful for members' invaluable advice to the Government on the approval of funding support for testing green and innovative transport technologies. While bidding farewell to outgoing members, I look forward to the continued support of all members of the new term to help improve roadside air quality and reduce carbon emissions."

     The Steering Committee's membership list in the new term is as follows:

Professor Timothy Tong Wai-cheung

Dr Lawrence Chan Wan-ching*
Mr Benny Chu Kwok-ki*
Dr Jackson Ho Yee-tak
Mr Lai Ming-hung*
Mr Leung Kun-kuen*
Professor Dennis Leung Yiu-cheong*
Mrs Agnes Mak Tang Pik-yee
Mr Wilson Mok Yu-sang
Mr Ng Kwan-sing
Mr Matthew Wong Leung-pak
Representative of the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department
Representative of the EPD
Representative of the Innovation and Technology Commission
Representative of the Transport Department

* New members

     The Fund was set up in March 2011 to encourage the transport sector to test green and low-carbon transport technologies. The Steering Committee was set up to advise the Government on the approval of funding for relevant applications.

     For more information on the Fund, please visit the EPD website ( or call the enquiry hotline on 2824 0022.

Ends/Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Issued at HKT 16:02


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