Ministry of Science and Technology (China)

Ministry of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China
中华人民共和国科学技术部
Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó Kēxué Jìshùbù
Agency overview
Formed 1998
Dissolved State Science and Technology Commission
Jurisdiction National
Headquarters Beijing
Minister responsible
Parent agency State Council
Website http://www.most.gov.cn/

The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) of the People's Republic of China, formerly the State Science and Technology Commission, is the central government ministry which coordinates science and technology activities in the country.

It succeeded the State Science and Technology Commission in 1998.

List of Ministers

NameTook officeLeft office
Director of State Science and Technology Commission
1Nie Rongzhen19581970
post abolished
2Fang YiMarch 19781985
3Song Jian1985March 1998
Minister of Science and Technology
4Zhu Lilan (朱丽兰)March 1998February 2001
5Xu Guanhua (徐冠华)February 2001April 2007
6Wan GangApril 2007March 2018
7Wang ZhigangMarch 2018Incumbent

See also

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