Sun Shaocheng
Sun in 2019
Communist Party Secretary of Inner Mongolia
Assumed office
30 April 2022
DeputyWang Lixia (chairwoman)
Preceded byShi Taifeng
Minister of Veterans Affairs
In office
19 March 2018 – 24 June 2022
PremierLi Keqiang
Preceded byNew title
Succeeded byPei Jinjia
Vice-Minister of Land and Resources
In office
June 2017 – March 2018
LeaderJiang Daming (minister)
Vice-Minister of Civil Affairs
In office
February 2017 – June 2017
LeaderHuang Shuxian (minister)
Vice-Governor of Shanxi
In office
November 2016 – February 2017
GovernorLou Yangsheng
Vice-Governor of Shandong
In office
August 2012 – September 2014
GovernorGuo Shuqing
Personal details
BornJuly 1960 (age 63)
Haiyang, Shandong, China
Political partyChinese Communist Party
Alma materShandong University
Peking University
Central Party School of the Chinese Communist Party

Sun Shaocheng (simplified Chinese: 孙绍骋; traditional Chinese: 孫紹騁; pinyin: Sūn Shàochéng; born July 1960) is a Chinese politician currently serving as party secretary of Inner Mongolia. Previously, he served as Minister of Veterans Affairs, vice-minister of Land and Resources, vice-minister of Civil Affairs, vice-governor of Shanxi, and vice-governor of Shandong. He served two separate terms as vice-minister of Ministry of Civil Affairs, from April 2009 to August 2012 and from February 2017 to June 2017. He is a member of the 19th CPC Central Committee.[1] He is a member of the 19th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party.[2]


Sun was born in Haiyang, Shandong in July 1960. He entered Shandong University in August 1980, majoring in Chinese language and literature at the Department of Chinese language, where he graduated in July 1984. After graduation, he entered the workforce, and joined the Chinese Communist Party in May 1986. He earned his doctor's degree in the science of law from Peking University in 2002. He was also studied at the Central Party School of the Chinese Communist Party as a part-time student.[3]


In July 1984, he was appointed as an official in the Ministry of Civil Affairs and over a period of 25 years worked his way up to the position of Vice-Minister.

In August 2012, he became the vice-governor of Shandong, a position he held until September 2014. Then he was transferred to Shanxi, a province rich in coal resources, he was a Standing Committee of the CPC Shanxi Provincial Committee and director of its United Front Work Department.[4] He was promoted to vice-governor of Shanxi in November 2016, but having held the position for only three months, he was transferred back to Beijing and appointed the vice-minister of Ministry of Civil Affairs again, but soon he was transferred to another post as vice-minister of Ministry of Land and Resources. On March 19, 2018, he was confirmed as the inaugural Minister of Veterans Affairs at the first session of the 13th National People's Congress.[5]

On 30 April 2022, he was appointed party secretary of Inner Mongolia, the top political position in the region.[6]


  1. ^ 十九大受权发布:中国共产党第十九届中央委员会委员名单. xinhuanews (in Chinese). 2017-10-24.
  2. ^ 中央国家机关选举产生186名出席党的十九大代表. (in Chinese). 2017-07-10.
  3. ^ "China Vitae : Biography of Sun Shaocheng". Retrieved 2022-04-04.
  4. ^ 孙绍骋不再担任山东副省长 已任山西省委常委、统战部长. 7 (in Chinese). 2014-11-28.
  5. ^ "China's new cabinet members endorsed". China Daily. 2018-03-19.
  6. ^ Zhang Zhaohua (张朝华) (30 April 2022). 内蒙古自治区党委主要负责同志职务调整. (in Chinese). Retrieved 30 April 2022.
Party political offices Preceded byBai Yun Head of the United Front Work Department of the Shanxi Provincial Committee of the Chinese Communist Party 2014–2016 Succeeded byLian Yimin Preceded byJiang Daming Party Branch Secretary of the Ministry of Land and Resources 2017–2018 Succeeded byPosition revoked Preceded byShi Taifeng Communist Party Secretary of Inner Mongolia 2022–present Incumbent Government offices New title Minister of Veterans Affairs 2018–2022 Succeeded byPei Jinjia