The Government announced today (June 5) that the Chief Executive has reappointed Mr Wai Chi-sing as Managing Director of the Urban Renewal Authority (URA) for another term of three years with effect from June 15, 2019.
The Secretary for Development, Mr Michael Wong, welcomed Mr Wai's reappointment, and expressed his sincere gratitude to Mr Wai for his dedicated service in leading the URA in taking forward various urban renewal efforts over the past three years.
"With exceptional leadership and a great wealth of professional expertise and experience, Mr Wai has been leading the URA management in implementing large scale urban redevelopment plans and undertaking various strategic studies to explore new directions and models to facilitate sustainable urban renewal. We look forward to continuing our close working relationship with him to advance the cause of urban renewal," he said.
An engineer by profession, Mr Wai was appointed Managing Director of the URA by the Chief Executive in 2016. The Managing Director is the administrative head of the URA and Deputy Chairman of the URA Board. Mr Wai had served in the civil service for 35 years and held the position of Permanent Secretary for Development (Works) before his retirement in April 2015.
Ends/Wednesday, June 5, 2019
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