Secretary for the Civil Service Patrick Nip Tak-kuen said civil servants were also public servants under the People’s Republic of China, in keeping with “one country, two systems”, and needed to keep their dual roles in mind. Photo: Felix Wong
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Clarify dual roles of Hong Kong civil servants

  • It should be made clear to staff what minister meant when he said they were not only responsible to the Hong Kong government but also to that in Beijing
Secretary for the Civil Service Patrick Nip Tak-kuen said civil servants were also public servants under the People’s Republic of China, in keeping with “one country, two systems”, and needed to keep their dual roles in mind. Photo: Felix Wong
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