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Government announces appointments to Hong Kong Tourism Board
     The Government today (October 28) announced appointments to the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB).

     Mr Jason Wong Chun-tat, Mr Jason Shum Jiu-sang and Ms Margaret Fong Shun-man are newly appointed as members for a term of two years from November 1, 2016, to October 31, 2018.

     Ms Belinda Yeung Bik-yiu and Ms Yip Wing-sie are re-appointed as members of the HKTB. The Commissioner for Tourism is re-appointed as a member and the Deputy Chairman of the HKTB. Their terms will run for two years from November 1, 2016, to October 31, 2018.

     "We welcome Mr Wong, Mr Shum and Ms Fong to join the Board and are grateful to the members of the Board for their dedicated support. With their expertise and experience in different areas, we are confident that they will help the HKTB in enhancing Hong Kong's position as a premier tourist destination," a spokesman for the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau said.

     "We would also like to thank Mr Michael Wu Siu-ieng, Mr Benjamin Chau Kai-leung and Ms Linda Yuen Lai-fung, the outgoing members, for their contribution to the work of the Board in the past six years," the spokesman added.

     Appointments to the HKTB are made by the Financial Secretary under section 9 of the Hong Kong Tourism Board Ordinance (Chapter 302), under authority delegated by the Chief Executive.
Ends/Friday, October 28, 2016
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