The two newly appointed members are Christa Cheung Shuk-fung and William Hung Wai-lai. Their term of appointment will begin from November 15, 2021, to March 14, 2024.

Cheung is a registered social worker who works as a supervisor in a local youth service organization and is engaged in research and corporate communications, while Hung is currently working on digital marketing for an online dining platform.

The Committee was established in March 2015 to steer the direction and co-ordinate the work of reducing salt and sugar intake by the local population, and formulate and oversee the implementation and evaluation of the Action Plans for Salt and Sugar Reduction in Food in Hong Kong.

Meanwhile, a government spokesman said authorities regularly recruit young persons aged between 18 and 35 who are eager to serve the community to join the administration’s advisory committees through the scheme with a view to providing more opportunities for young people to participate in policy discussion.