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Appointments to Public Libraries Advisory Committee
     The new term of the Public Libraries Advisory Committee (PLAC) has been appointed. The tenure lasts for a period of two years up to April 30, 2022.

     The PLAC advises the Government on the development of public libraries in Hong Kong, including the formulation of strategies and measures for the development of library facilities and services; the role, functions and management of the Hong Kong Central Library; and the encouragement of community support and partnership with different sectors in promoting reading, lifelong learning and literary arts.

     The membership list of the new term of the PLAC is as follows:

Chairman:               Mr Sunny Lee Wai-kwong
Vice-chairperson:   Ms Shirley Marie Therese Loo
Members:                Mr Charles Chan Kin-hung*
                              Ms Diana Chan Lai-ha
                              Ms Chan Yuk-yin*
                              Mr Vincent Cheng Wing-shun*
                              Ms Spring Cheung Sze-wing
                              Mr Felix Chow Bok-hin*
                              Mr Chow Tsz-lit
                              Mr Choy Sai-hung*
                              Ms Linda Choy Siu-min*
                              Professor Chui Yat-hung*
                              Ms Ho Lan-sang
                              Mr Hung Kam-in
                              Ms Karen Ip Kam-lin
                              Mr Brian Kwok Sze-hang
                              Ms Irisa Lam Yan-tung
                              Representative of the Education Bureau
                              Representative of the Government Records Service
                              Representative of the Home Affairs Bureau
                              Representative of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department

* Newly appointed members

     A spokesman for the Home Affairs Bureau thanked the nine outgoing members (Professor Alice Chong Ming-lin, Mr Kwong Chun-yu, Ms Maria Lam Woon-sum, Professor Alvin Leung Seung-ming, Dr Poon Po-chiu, Ms Linda So Ka-pik, Professor Tam Kwok-kan, Miss Phoebe Wong Pui-lam and Ms Amarantha Yip Yun-wan) for their valued support and contributions to the work of the PLAC over the past years.
Ends/Thursday, May 7, 2020
Issued at HKT 14:55
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