Ministry of Natural Resources of the People's Republic of China

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Ministry of Natural Resources of the People's Republic of China
中华人民共和国自然资源部
Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó Zìyuánzīyuánbù
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Agency overview
Formed March 19, 2018 (2018-03-19)
Jurisdiction  People's Republic of China
Headquarters Beijing
Minister responsible
Parent agency State Council
Website www.mlr.gov.cn

The Ministry of Natural Resources (simplified Chinese: 中华人民共和国自然资源部; traditional Chinese: 中華人民共和國自然資源部; pinyin: Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó Zìyuánzīyuánbù) is a ministry of the government of the People's Republic of China which is responsible for natural resources in the country.[2] It was formed on 19 March 2018, taking on the responsibilities of the now-defunct Ministry of Land and Resources, State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping and State Oceanic Administration, with additional responsibilities coming from other departments and ministries.[3]

History[edit]

On March 19, 2018, the Government of the People's Republic of China announced the simultaneous creation of the Ministry of Natural Resources and dissolution of the Ministry of Land and Resources, State Oceanic Administration, and State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping. That same day, Lu Hao was elected Minister of Natural Resources.

Responsibilities[edit]

List of ministers[edit]

No. Name Took office Left office Notes
1 Lu Hao 19 March 2018 Incumbent [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "China's new cabinet members endorsed". Chinadaily. 2018-03-19. 
  2. ^ 自然资源部新使命:处理好自然资源监管与环境治理的关系. sina (in Chinese). 2018-03-19. 新组建的自然资源部将国土资源部的职责,国家发展和改革委员会的组织编制主体功能区规划职责,住房和城乡建设部的城乡规划管理职责,水利部的水资源调查和确权登记管理职责,农业部的草原资源调查和确权登记管理职责,国家林业局的森林、湿地等资源调查和确权登记管理职责,国家海洋局的职责,国家测绘地理信息局的职责整合,组建自然资源部,作为国务院组成部门。自然资源部对外保留国家海洋局牌子。 
  3. ^ 新建七部委 自然资源部担重责. Takungpao (in Chinese). 2018-03-14. 
  4. ^ 黑龙江省长陆昊当选首任自然资源部部长. 163.com (in Chinese). 2018-03-19.