Ministry of Veterans Affairs of the People's Republic of China
中华人民共和国退役军人事务部
Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó Tuìyì Jūnrén Shìwù Bù
Agency overview
Formed19 March 2018; 4 years ago (2018-03-19)
TypeConstituent Department of the State Council (cabinet-level executive department)
Jurisdiction China
HeadquartersBeijing
Minister responsible
Parent agencyState Council
Websitemva.gov.cn

The Ministry of Veterans Affairs (Chinese: 中华人民共和国退役军人事务部; pinyin: Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó Tuìyì Jūnrén Shìwù Bù) is a ministry of the State Council which is responsible for military veterans in the country.[2] It was formed on 19 March 2018. Some of its responsibilities come from Ministry of Civil Affairs, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, Political Work Department of the Central Military Commission and Logistic Support Department of the Central Military Commission.[3]

History

On March 19, 2018, the Government of the People's Republic of China announced that the Ministry of Veterans Affairs has been created at the first session of the 13th National People's Congress. That same day, Sun Shaocheng was elected Minister of Veterans Affairs.

List of ministers

No. Name Took office Left office Notes
1 Sun Shaocheng March 19, 2018 Incumbent [4]

References

  1. ^ "China's new cabinet members endorsed". China Daily. March 19, 2018.
  2. ^ 退役军人事务部如何开展工作?这篇专访帮你解读. iFeng (in Simplified Chinese). March 16, 2018.
  3. ^ 老兵福音!中国退役军人事务部成立意味着什么?. Sina (in Chinese). March 13, 2018.
  4. ^ 孙绍骋被提名为退役军人事务部部长. ifeng (in Simplified Chinese). March 19, 2018.