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Ministry of Land and Resources

Ministry of Land and Resources of the People's Republic of China
中华人民共和国国土资源部
Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó Guótǔ Zīyuánbù
Agency overview
Formed March 10, 1998
Jurisdiction Government of China
Headquarters Beijing, China
Minister responsible
  • Jiang Daming
Parent agency State Council
Website .cn.gov.mlrwww

The Ministry of Land and Resources (MLR) of the People's Republic of China is a ministry under the jurisdiction of the State Council of China. It is responsible for the regulation, management, preservation and exploitation of natural resources, such as land, mines and oceans.

On March 10, 1998, the 9th National People's Congress passed the "Reform Plan of the Ministries of the State Council". According to the plan, The Ministry of Geology and Mining, State Administration of National Land, State Oceanic Administration, and State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping merged to form the Ministry of Land and Resources. The State Administration of National Oceans and the State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping have remained existing as departments under the jurisdiction of the newly formed Ministry.

List of ministers

Name Took office Left office Notes
1 Zhou Yongkang March 1998 December 1999 Later Politburo Standing Committee (2007-2012)
Later investigated for corruption
2 Tian Fengshan December 1999 October 2003 Convicted of corruption and sentenced to prison
3 Sun Wensheng (孙文盛) October 2003 April 2007
4 Xu Shaoshi April 2007 16 March 2013 Later Director of the National Development and Reform Commission
5 Jiang Daming 16 March 2013 Incumbent

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