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Committee members of URA Board meet residents' groups

Members of two of the committees of the Urban Renewal Authority Board (URA) today (Monday) met with some 60 representatives of resident and community groups from Sham Shui Po, Tai Kok Tsui, Tokwawan, Kwun Tong, Wan Chai, and Central & Western district to hear their views on urban redevelopment.

At the meeting, the Chairman of the URA Board, Dr Lau Wah-sum and members of the Community Affairs and Public Relations Committee and the Land, Rehousing and Compensation Committee expounded the mission of the URA and reiterated its commitment to improve the living environment of Hong Kong residents.

The meeting also exchanged views on a wide range of issues including project implementation schedule, compensation package and rehousing arrangement.

Members shared the residents' concerns and said they would carefully consider their views when devising the compensation package and rehousing arrangement for the affected residents.

Photograph shows URA Chairman and committee members meeting the residents.

 

16 July 2001