Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People's Republic of China

Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People's Republic of China
中华人民共和国文化和旅游部
Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó Wénhuà hé lǚyóubù
Agency overview
Formed March 19, 2018 (2018-03-19)
Jurisdiction  People's Republic of China
Headquarters Beijing
Minister responsible
Parent agency State Council
Website http://www.mcprc.gov.cn/
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The Ministry of Culture and Tourism (simplified Chinese: 中华人民共和国文化和旅游部; traditional Chinese: 中華人民共和國文化和旅遊部; pinyin: Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó Wénhuà hé lǚyóubù) is a ministry of the State Council of the People's Republic of China which is responsible for cultural policy and activities and tourism in the country. Its headquarters are in Chaoyang District, Beijing. It was formed on 19 March 2018; its predecessors were the Ministry of Culture and China National Tourism Administration.[2]

History

On March 19, 2018, the Government of the People's Republic of China announced that the Ministry of Culture and China National Tourism Administration have been merged to create the Ministry of Culture and Tourism at the first session of the 13th National People's Congress. That same day, Luo Shugang was elected Minister of Culture and Tourism.[3]

List of ministers

No.NameTook officeLeft officeNotes
1Luo Shugang19 March 2018Incumbent[4]

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