The following is issued on behalf of the Legislative Council Secretariat:
Members of the Legislative Council (LegCo) held separate meetings today (May 31) with members of the Yuen Long District Council (DC) and the Kowloon City DC respectively at the LegCo Complex to discuss and exchange views on matters of mutual interest.
During the meeting with the Yuen Long DC, LegCo Members discussed with DC members on the construction of a public market and a cooked food centre, as well as a multi-storey car park in Tin Shui Wai North; progress in extending the Government Public Transport Fare Concession Scheme for the Elderly and Eligible Persons with Disabilities to include residents' buses; request for expediting the construction of an elevated pedestrian walkway over Yuen Long Nullah for connecting Long Ping Station of West Rail Line to Kau Yuk Road; and request for full replacement of sewers in Yuen Long Town. The meeting was convened by Ms Alice Mak, and attended by Ms Starry Lee, Mr Leung Che-cheung, Dr Lo Wai-kwok, Mr Andrew Wan, Mr Chu Hoi-dick, Dr Junius Ho, Mr Holden Chow, Mr Luk Chung-hung, Mr Lau Kwok-fan, Mr Kenneth Lau, Dr Cheng Chung-tai and Mr Kwong Chun-yu.
As for the meeting with the Kowloon City DC, LegCo Members discussed a number of issues with DC members, including strengthening rodent prevention and control work; addressing community problems in Kowloon City district arising from tourism activities and Mainland tour groups; introducing measures to extend the provision of fibre-based Internet services to old buildings; and building smart car parks in To Kwa Wan district. The meeting was convened by Dr Helena Wong, and attended by Mr Wong Ting-kwong, Ms Starry Lee, Dr Priscilla Leung, Mr Frankie Yick, Mr Yiu Si-wing, Mr Ma Fung-kwok, Mr Christopher Cheung, Dr Chiang Lai-wan, Dr Lo Wai-kwok, Dr Pierre Chan, Mr Lau Kwok-fan, Mr Jeremy Tam, Mr Vincent Cheng and Ms Chan Hoi-yan.
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