Appointments to Committee on the Promotion of Racial Harmony

     The Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs has appointed a new member to the Committee on the Promotion of Racial Harmony (CPRH), a Government spokesman announced today (May 31). Seven incumbent members have also been reappointed to the Committee in the same appointment exercise. Their term of office will run from June 1, 2023, to May 31, 2025.

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

New member:
Mr Deep Singh Vinner

Reappointed incumbent members:

Ms Vivian Kong Man-wai
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

Other incumbent members:

Mr Syed Ekram Elahi
Ms Rita Gurung
Mr Avinash Chandiram Hotchandani
Mr Mohammad Ilyas
Mr Vishal Melwani
Ms Tika Rana
Dr Chura Bahadur Thapa
Mr Yeung Tsz-hei
Mr Eric Yuon Fuk-lung

     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 enhance 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/Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Issued at HKT 15:00