Patrick Nip met with colleagues to discuss Beijing’s overhaul of the city’s electoral system. Photo: May Tse Patrick Nip met with colleagues to discuss Beijing’s overhaul of the city’s electoral system. Photo: May Tse
Patrick Nip met with colleagues to discuss Beijing’s overhaul of the city’s electoral system. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong’s recent electoral overhaul, national security law can’t be viewed apart, civil service chief tells staff

  • In a meeting two days after last week’s sweeping revamp was endorsed, Secretary for the Civil Service Patrick Nip says the specifics have to be interpreted alongside existing security legislation
  • Both are part of a ‘one-two punch’ necessary to maintain the ‘one country, two systems’ principle, civil servants told as they are encouraged to help promote Beijing-imposed changes

Topic |   Hong Kong electoral changes
Patrick Nip met with colleagues to discuss Beijing’s overhaul of the city’s electoral system. Photo: May Tse Patrick Nip met with colleagues to discuss Beijing’s overhaul of the city’s electoral system. Photo: May Tse
Patrick Nip met with colleagues to discuss Beijing’s overhaul of the city’s electoral system. Photo: May Tse
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