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Appointment of Chairperson of the Equal Opportunities Commission (Issued by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region)


The Government announced today (December 8) that the Chief Executive is pleased to appoint Mrs CHU YEUNG Pak-yu Patricia as the Chairperson of the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) for one year with effect from December 15, 2003.

A Government spokesman said, "Mrs Chu has strong faith in human rights and in the equal rights of men and women. Before her retirement from the civil service, she was a Deputy Director of Social Welfare. She is highly respected as a person of principles and integrity in the social welfare field. She has wide experience in public service and in staff management."

"Mrs Chu has been an EOC member since August 2003. We firmly believe that she is the appropriate person to lead the EOC during these challenging times."

"Under the leadership of Mrs Chu and with the support of all Members, we are sure that the EOC will be able to leave its recent problems behind it and move ahead with its work."

The appointment notice will be gazetted on December 12.

Enquiry: EOC Hotline     25118211