Budget-related publications available to public tomorrow

     The Financial Secretary, Mr John C Tsang, will present the 2016-17 Budget to the Legislative Council at 11am tomorrow (February 24). The full text of the Budget Speech and other related documents will also be released simultaneously on the Budget website (www.budget.gov.hk).

     Copies of the Budget Speech and a leaflet highlighting key Budget proposals will be available for collection once the Financial Secretary finishes his speech. They will be available from about 1.15pm to 7pm at 20 Public Enquiry Service Centres of the Home Affairs Department (the Mui Wo and Cheung Chau Public Enquiry Service Centres will close at 6pm and 6.45pm respectively).

     A collection counter has been set up by the Information Services Department at the footbridge entrance to the Central Government Offices at Tamar opposite Admiralty Centre, Admiralty, to make copies available on a first-come, first-served basis.

     Copies of the highlights leaflet will also be distributed at a number of public places at the same time while stocks last. The distribution outlets are listed below:

* Seven government offices:

Queensway Government Offices, Admiralty
Immigration Tower, Wan Chai
Revenue Tower, Wan Chai
Wanchai Tower, Wan Chai
North Point Government Offices, North Point
Trade and Industry Tower, Kowloon City
Tsuen Wan Government Offices, Tsuen Wan

* Offices of the Labour Department (Labour Relations Division or Job Centres):

Revenue Tower, Wan Chai
Western Magistracy Building
North Point Government Offices
Kowloon East Government Offices
Trade and Industry Tower, Kowloon City
Mong Kok Government Offices
Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices
Kwai Hing Government Offices
Tsuen Wan Government Offices
Tuen Mun Central Square
Sha Tin Government Offices
Tai Po Government Offices
Landmark North, Sheung Shui
Victory Building, Tuen Mun
Tin Ching Amenity and Community Building, Tin Shui Wai
Yat Tung Shopping Centre, Tung Chung
Construction Industry Council Kowloon Bay Training Centre

* 20 Mass Transit Railway stations:

Central, Admiralty, Causeway Bay, North Point, Jordan, Mong Kok, Wong Tai Sin, Kwun Tong, Hang Hau, Kwai Fong, Tsuen Wan, Tsing Yi, Kowloon Tong, East Tsim Sha Tsui, Tai Wai, Sha Tin, Tai Po Market, Tuen Mun, Yuen Long and Tin Shui Wai

* Ground plaza of HSBC Main Building, Central

* Times Square, Causeway Bay

* Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui

* The following 65 shopping centres in public housing estates:

Hong Kong
Siu Sai Wan Plaza, Chai Wan
Wan Tsui Shopping Centre, Chai Wan
Oi Tung Shopping Centre, Shau Kei Wan
Hing Tung Shopping Centre, Shau Kei Wan
Stanley Plaza, Stanley
Lei Tung Shopping Centre, Ap Lei Chau
Wah Fu (II) Commercial Complex, Aberdeen

Lei Yue Mun Plaza, Yau Tong
Kai Tin Shopping Centre, Lam Tin
Tsui Ping (North) Shopping Circuit, Kwun Tong
Shun Lee Shopping Centre, Kwun Tong
Yau Lai Shopping Centre, Kwun Tong
On Kay Commercial Centre, Kwun Tong
Lok Wah (North) Shopping Centre, Ngau Tau Kok
Kai Yip Shopping Centre, Kowloon Bay
Sau Mau Ping Shopping Centre, Sau Mau Ping
Tsz Wan Shan Shopping Centre, Tsz Wan Shan
Choi Wan Shopping Centre, Wong Tai Sin
Temple Mall South, Wong Tai Sin
Temple Mall North, Wong Tai Sin
Chuk Yuen Plaza, Wong Tai Sin
Fung Tak Shopping Centre, Diamond Hill
Lok Fu Plaza, Wang Tau Hom
Pak Tin Commercial Complex, Sham Shui Po
Shek Kip Mei Shopping Centre, Sham Shui Po
Lei Cheng Uk Shopping Centre, Cheung Sha Wan
Lai Kok Shopping Centre, Sham Shui Po
Hoi Fu Shopping Centre, Mong Kok
Oi Man Plaza, Ho Man Tin
Homantin Plaza, Ho Man Tin

New Territories East
Choi Yuen Plaza, Sheung Shui
Wah Ming Shopping Centre, Fanling
Fu Shin Shopping Centre, Tai Po
Tai Wo Plaza, Tai Po
Heng On Shopping Centre, Ma On Shan
Mei Tin Shopping Centre, Sha Tin
Hin Keng Shopping Centre, Sha Tin
Kwong Yuen Shopping Centre, Sha Tin
Sha Kok Shopping Centre, Sha Tin
Mei Lam Shopping Centre, Sha Tin
Wo Che Plaza, Sha Tin
Pok Hong Commercial Centre, Sha Tin
Hau Tak Shopping Centre, Tseung Kwan O
Po Lam Shopping Centre, Tseung Kwan O
Sheung Tak Plaza, Tseung Kwan O

New Territories West
Chung Fu Plaza, Tin Shui Wai
Tin Shui Shopping Centre, Tin Shui Wai
Tin Yan Shopping Centre, Tin Shui Wai
Long Ping Shopping Centre, Yuen Long
Butterfly Plaza, Tuen Mun
Leung King Plaza, Tuen Mun
Shan King Shopping Centre, Tuen Mun
Tai Hing Shopping Centre, Tuen Mun
H.A.N.D.S., Tuen Mun
Siu Hong Commercial Centre, Tuen Mun

Tsuen Wan, Kwai Chung and Islands
Cheung Fat Plaza, Tsing Yi
Cheung Hong Shopping Centre, Tsing Yi
Shek Wai Kok Shopping Centre, Tsuen Wan
Lei Muk Shue Shopping Centre, Tsuen Wan
Shek Lei Shopping Centre, Kwai Chung
Kwai Fong Plaza, Kwai Chung
Kwai Shing East Shopping Centre, Kwai Chung
Tai Wo Hau Shopping Centre, Kwai Chung
Kwai Chung Shopping Centre, Kwai Chung
Fu Tung Plaza, Tung Chung

     Those collecting additional copies of the text on behalf of companies or organisations are advised to call the Editorial Unit of the Information Services Department at 2842 8852 for enquiries on collection on a first-come, first-served basis.

Ends/Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Issued at HKT 14:47