Ministry of Veterans Affairs of the People's Republic of China
Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó Tuìyì Jūnrén Shìwù Bù
Agency overview
FormedMarch 19, 2018 (2018-03-19)
TypeConstituent Department of the State Council (cabinet-level executive department)
Jurisdiction People's Republic of China
Minister responsible
Parent agencyState Council

The Ministry of Veterans Affairs (simplified Chinese: 中华人民共和国退役军人事务部; traditional Chinese: 中華人民共和國退役軍人事務部; 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]


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]


  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 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 Chinese). March 19, 2018.