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Friday, September 22, 2017, 22:23
Govt appoints undersecretary for transport and housing
By Carrie Qiu
Friday, September 22, 2017, 22:23 By Carrie Qiu

(From left) This photo combination shows Kenneth Ng, Raymond So and Henry Fung. (GOVERNMENT INFORMATION SERVICES)

The Chief Executive’s Office on Friday announced the appointment of one undersecretary and two political assistants to the fifth-term government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Raymond So Wai-man, 52, was appointed undersecretary for transport and housing. Veteran journalist and television anchor Kenneth Ng King-tsun, 33, was named as political assistant to the secretary for constitutional and mainland affairs and Henry Fung Hing-lai, 30, became the political assistant to the secretary for labour and welfare.

So was a member of different committees in the Housing Authority from 2007 to 2017 

So and Ng will assume office on Sept 25 while Fung will assume office on Oct 9.

Following the appointment, So resigned as the chairman of the Energy Advisory Committee on Friday.

So was a member of different committees in the Housing Authority from 2007 to 2017. He worked as the dean of Continuing Education at the Hong Kong Baptist University, and several other posts involving teaching, researching and academic administration at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Hang Seng Management College before joining the government.

Ng was a principal reporter in the Division of News and Information Services of Television Broadcasts and Fung was an assistant manager with the Hong Kong Tourism Board.

So far, 12 undersecretaries and 12 political assistants have been appointed by Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor. The remaining political assistants will be announced separately, according to the government.  

carrieqiu@chinadailyhk.com


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