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Consultation on new franchise for "Star" Ferry Company, Limited to end on April 22
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     A Government spokesperson today (April 10) reminded members of the public to put forth their views on matters to be covered under the new franchise of the "Star" Ferry Company, Limited (Star Ferry) on or before April 22.
 
     The Government earlier invited the public to offer views on the above-mentioned matter between February 23 and April 22. The consultation paper can be downloaded from the websites of the Transport and Housing Bureau (www.thb.gov.hk) and the Transport Department (www.td.gov.hk).
 
     The spokesman said that the current franchise of the Star Ferry will end on March 31, 2018. The Star Ferry has submitted an application to the Government for extension of its franchise. The Government will engage the Star Ferry for discussion on the arrangements for the new franchise and will make reference to the views of the community in the process.
 
     Members of the public may submit their views on matters to be covered under the new franchise of the Star Ferry in writing by post (addressed to the Management and Paratransit Branch of the Transport Department, Room 4036, 40/F, Immigration Tower, 7 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong), by fax (2824 2176) or by email ([email protected]).
 
Ends/Monday, April 10, 2017
Issued at HKT 16:30
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