SCS visits Immigration Department (with photos)

     The Secretary for the Civil Service, Mr Joshua Law, visited the Immigration Department today (June 27) to learn more about the upcoming work plan of the department and meet with its management and front-line staff to exchange views on matters of concern.

     Accompanied by the Permanent Secretary for the Civil Service, Mr Thomas Chow, Mr Law met with the Director of Immigration, Mr Erick Tsang, and the directorate staff to get an update on their work in immigration control, visa policies, issue of travel documents, law enforcement and the like.

     Mr Law then visited the 24-hour Enterprise System Management Centre to learn more about how the department employs the Centre to monitor the operation of all computer systems for flexible deployment of its front-line manpower.

     He later proceeded to the International Co-operation Section, where he was briefed by staff of the Assistance to Hong Kong Residents Unit on the work of providing assistance to Hong Kong residents in distress outside Hong Kong.

     Before concluding his visit, Mr Law met with staff representatives of various grades at a tea gathering to exchange views on matters that concerned them. He expressed appreciation for colleagues' dedication and encouraged them to continue to provide efficient and quality services to members of the public and visitors.

Ends/Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Issued at HKT 15:37