Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office

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Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office of the State Council
Simplified Chinese 国务院港澳事务办公室
Traditional Chinese 國務院港澳事務辦公室
Office of the Central Coordination Group for Hong Kong and Macau Affairs
Simplified Chinese 中央港澳工作协调小组办公室
Traditional Chinese 中央港澳工作協調小組辦公室
Commonly abbreviated as
Simplified Chinese 港澳办
Traditional Chinese 港澳辦
Literal meaning Hong Kong & Macau Office

The Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office of the State Council is an administrative agency of the State Council of the People's Republic of China responsible for promoting cooperation and coordination of political, economic and cultural ties between Mainland China and the Chinese Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau.[1]

Administration[edit]

The agency was established in 1978, and has been headed by the Director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office. There are deputy directors which assist the director in running the office.

The agency answers to the State Council of the People's Republic of China as well as the Central Coordination Group for Hong Kong and Macau Affairs.

List of Directors[edit]

  1. Liao Chengzhi (1978–1983)
  2. Ji Pengfei (1983–1990)
  3. Lu Ping (1990–1997)
  4. Liao Hui (1997–2010)
  5. Wang Guangya (2010–present)[2]

Department Structure[edit]

  • Department of Secretary and Administration (Department of Personnel)
  • Department of General Affairs
  • Department of Policy and Research
  • Department of Liaison
  • Department of Exchange and Cooperation
  • Department of Law
  • Institutional Party Committee

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