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Appointments to Committee on the Promotion of Racial Harmony
     ​The Acting Secretary for Home Affairs has appointed five new members to the Committee on the Promotion of Racial Harmony (CPRH), a Government spokesman announced today (May 31). Four incumbent members have also been reappointed to the Committee in the same appointment exercise. Their term of office will run from June 1, 2022, to May 31, 2024.
     The following is a list of the non-official members of the CPRH:
New members:
Mr Mohammad Ilyas
Mr Vishal Melwani
Ms Tika Rana
Mr Yeung Tsz-hei
Mr Eric Yuon Fuk-lung
Reappointed incumbent members:
Mr Syed Ekram Elahi
Ms Rita Gurung
Mr Avinash Chandiram Hotchandani
Dr Chura Bahadur Thapa
Other incumbent members:
Ms Ping Somporn Bevan
Ms Vivian Kong Man-wai
Mrs Poonam Vijayprakash Mehta
Mr Zaman Minhas Qamar
Ms Lamia Sreya Rahman
Ms Himeshika Samaradivakara
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/Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Issued at HKT 15:00
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