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

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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
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Agency overview
FormedMarch 19, 2018 (2018-03-19)
Jurisdiction People's Republic of China
HeadquartersBeijing
Minister responsible
Parent agencyState Council
Websitehttp://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[edit]

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[edit]

No. Name Took office Left office Notes
1 Luo Shugang 19 March 2018 Incumbent [4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "China's new cabinet members endorsed". Chinadaily. 2018-03-19.
  2. ^ 文化部、国家旅游局合并为“文化和旅游部”. Sohu (in Chinese). 2018-03-13.
  3. ^ 雒树刚被任命为首位文化和旅游部部长(附简历). ce.cn (in Chinese). 2018-03-19.
  4. ^ 文化和旅游部部长雒树刚:推动中华文化走向世界. iFeng (in Chinese). 2018-03-20.