Hong Kong civil service chief Patrick Nip says the administration will make efforts to strengthen public officers’ sense of national identity. Photo: Sam TsangHong Kong civil service chief Patrick Nip says the administration will make efforts to strengthen public officers’ sense of national identity. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong civil service chief Patrick Nip says the administration will make efforts to strengthen public officers’ sense of national identity. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong’s civil service chief raises eyebrows by telling staff they serve both the city and China as a whole

  • Secretary for the Civil Service Patrick Nip also says the government will seek to strengthen civil servants’ national identity
  • His comments mark the first time since the handover in 1997 that the government has specifically defined the role of its 180,000 workers in this manner
Topic |   Hong Kong politics
Hong Kong civil service chief Patrick Nip says the administration will make efforts to strengthen public officers’ sense of national identity. Photo: Sam TsangHong Kong civil service chief Patrick Nip says the administration will make efforts to strengthen public officers’ sense of national identity. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong civil service chief Patrick Nip says the administration will make efforts to strengthen public officers’ sense of national identity. Photo: Sam Tsang
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