Ministry of Land and Resources of the People's Republic of China

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Ministry of Land and Resources

国土资源部
Guótǔ Zīyuánbù
Agency overview
Jurisdiction  People's Republic of China
Headquarters Beijing
Minister responsible Jiang Daming
Parent agency State Council
Website http://www.mlr.gov.cn

Ministry of Land and Resources (MLR) of the Government 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 Administration of National Oceans, 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 Land and Resources Ministers[edit]

Name Took office Left office
1 Zhou Yongkang March 1998 December 1999
2 Tian Fengshan December 1999 October 2003
3 Sun Wensheng (孙文盛) October 2003 April 2007
4 Xu Shaoshi April 2007 16 March 2013
5 Jiang Daming 16 March 2013 Incumbent

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