OFFICIAL LANGUAGES DIVISION
(22/F and 23/F, High Block, Queensway Government Offices, 66 Queensway, Hong Kong)
Chinese and English are the official languages of Hong Kong. Committed to openness and accountability, the Government produces important documents in both English and Chinese. Correspondence with individual members of the public is always in the language appropriate to the recipients. Simultaneous interpretation in English / Cantonese / Putonghua is made available to meetings of the Legislative Council and Government boards and committees as needed.
The Official Languages Division monitors the implementation of the Government's language policy in the Civil Service. It is responsible for :
The Division is under the purview of the Deputy Secretary for the Civil Service 1, who is assisted by the Principal Official Languages Officer in the administration of the Division.