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Chinese Language Interface Advisory Committee (CLIAC)

Introduction of CLIAC

photo: Introduction of CLIACThe Government has developed an open and common Chinese language interface to facilitate more effective electronic communication using Chinese by the public. To facilitate the establishment of the common Chinese language interface, the Chinese Language Interface Advisory Committee (CLIAC) was set up in May 1999 by the then Information Technology Services Department. Members of the CLIAC come from various sectors including the academia, language and linguistics associations, the publishing industry and the information technology industry. The CLIAC provides professional advice to the Government on the establishment and promotion of the common Chinese language interface in Hong Kong.

There is a working group under the CLIAC, namely the Working Group of Chinese Language Interface Advisory Committee.

The Chinese Language Interface Advisory Committee (CLIAC) provides professional advice for the Government on the various aspects regarding the development and promotion of a common Chinese language interface in Hong Kong. Since the establishment of the CLIAC, major achievements include: