Ministry of Natural Resources of the People's Republic of China
Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó Zìyuánzīyuánbù
|Formed||March 19, 2018|
|Parent agency||State Council|
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. 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.
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 of the former Ministry of Land and Resources
- Responsibilities of the former State Oceanic Administration
- Responsibilities of the former State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping
- Responsibilities of organizing and planning the main body function area (Responsibilities of National Development and Reform Commission)
- Responsibilities of urban and rural planning management (Responsibilities of Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development)
- Responsibilities of water resources survey and the management of the registration of the right (Responsibilities of Ministry of Water Resources)
- Responsibilities of grassland resources survey and the management of the registration of the right (Responsibilities of Ministry of Agriculture)
- Responsibilities of forest, wetland and other resources survey and registration management (Responsibilities of State Forestry Administration)
List of ministers
|No.||Name||Took office||Left office||Notes|
|1||Lu Hao||19 March 2018||Incumbent|
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