Appointments to Committee on the Promotion of Racial Harmony 

     The Secretary for Home Affairs has reappointed nine incumbent members to the Committee on the Promotion of Racial Harmony (CPRH), a Government spokesman announced today (May 29). Their term of office will run from June 1, 2020, to May 31, 2022.

     The following is a list of the non-official members of the CPRH:

Reappointed members:

Ms Mimi Cheung Yee-may 
Mr Syed Ekram Elahi
Ms Rita Gurung
Mr Vijay Harilela
Mr Avinash Chandiram Hotchandani
Mr Derek Hung Chiu-wah 
Mr Akil Khan
Ms Rigam Rai
Dr Chura Bahadur Thapa

Other incumbent members:

Mr Mohamed Ibramsa Sikkander Batcha
Ms Ping Somporn Bevan 
Dr Theresa Cunanan
Ms Vivian Kong Man-wai 
Mrs Poonam Vijayprakash Mehta
Ms Lamia Sreya Rahman
Ms Yvonne Tsui Hang-on 
Mr Wong Ka-chun
Mr Matthew Wong Man-ho 

     The CPRH is a non-statutory advisory body set up to advise the Government on matters relating to fostering racial harmony in the community and to enhancing mutual understanding among people of different ethnic origins. Chaired by the Deputy Director of Home Affairs, the Committee includes representatives from the Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau, the Education Bureau, the Labour Department and the Information Services Department. The Race Relations Unit of the Home Affairs Department provides secretariat support to the Committee.

Ends/Friday, May 29, 2020
Issued at HKT 14:13