China Office Letter  No. 21
Ministry of Water Resources:
Your request on adjusting and improving the inter-ministerial joint meeting system for the comprehensive implementation of the river and lake chief system has been received. With the consent of the State Council, I hereby write the following reply:
The State Council agreed to adjust and improve the inter-ministerial joint meeting system for the comprehensive implementation of the river and lake chief system. If the joint meeting is not to engrave the seal or write formal documents, it should be organized and carried out conscientiously in accordance with the spirit of the relevant documents of the Party Central Committee and the State Council.
Annex: The inter-ministerial joint meeting system of river and lake chief system will be fully implemented
General Office of the State Council
March 1, 2021
(This is a public release)
In order to fully implement the spirit of the Fifth Plenary Session of the 19th CPC Central Committee, thoroughly implement the decisions and arrangements of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council, further strengthen the organization and leadership of the river and lake chief system and strengthen coordination and cooperation, with the consent of the State Council, the interministerial joint meeting system for the comprehensive implementation of the river and lake chief system (hereinafter referred to as the joint meeting) has been adjusted and improved.
To implement the major decisions and arrangements made by the CPC Central Committee and the State Council on strengthening the system of river and lake chiefs; To plan and coordinate the system of heads of rivers and lakes nationwide, to study and plan major matters; To coordinate and solve major problems during the implementation of the system; To supervise and inspect the implementation of the system of chiefs of rivers and lakes; To complete other tasks assigned by the Party Central Committee and the State Council.
Joint conference by the Ministry of Water Resources, the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of Civil Affairs, justice, finance, human resources and social security, housing department of natural resources, ecological environment, urban and rural construction ministry, the Ministry of Transport, agriculture NongCunBu, culture and tourism, the national health committee, emergency department, 18 departments, such as national forest bureau, Ministry of Water Resources as the lead unit.
The leading members of the State Council in charge shall be the convenor of the joint meeting. The leading members of the Ministry of Water Resources and the Deputy Secretary-General in charge of the State Council shall be the deputy convenors. The leading members of other member units shall be the members of the joint meeting (the list attached). If the members of the joint meeting need to be adjusted due to changes in their work, such adjustment shall be proposed by the unit to which they belong and determined by the joint meeting.
The Office of the Joint Conference is located in the Ministry of Water Resources and undertakes the routine work of the Joint Conference. The Director of the Office is in charge of the Ministry of Water Resources. The joint meetings shall have liaison officers, who shall be in charge of the relevant departments and bureaus of each member unit.
The joint meeting shall meet regularly or irregularly according to the needs of its work and shall be presided over by the convenor or the deputy convenor entrusted by the convenor. According to the needs of work, leaders of other departments and units can be invited to attend the meeting. The joint meeting shall define the agreed items in the form of minutes and distribute them to relevant parties. Major items shall be submitted for approval in accordance with procedures.
Each member unit shall, according to the division of duties and responsibilities, thoroughly study the major issues in the comprehensive implementation of the river and lake chief system and formulate relevant supporting policies and measures; Conscientiously implement the work tasks and items agreed upon at the joint meetings; Strengthen communication, close cooperation, mutual support, form synergy, give full play to the role of the joint meetings, and jointly promote the work of river and lake chief system. The Office of the Joint Conference shall timely inform all member units of relevant information and strengthen supervision and supervision over the implementation of the items agreed upon at the meetings.
Convenor: Hu Chunhua, Vice Premier of the State Council
Deputy Convenor: Li Guoying, Minister of Water Resources
Gao Yu, Deputy Secretary General of the State Council
Member: Tang Dengjie, Deputy Director of the National Development and Reform Commission
Sun Yao, Vice Minister of Education
Xin Guobin, Vice Minister of Ministry of Industry and Information Technology
Lin Rui, Vice Minister of Public Security
Zhan Chengfu, Vice Minister of Civil Affairs
Cheng Lihua, Vice Minister of Finance
Wang Shaofeng, Deputy Minister of Human Resources and Social Security Department
Zhuang Shaoqin, Vice Minister of Natural Resources
Zhai Qing, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment
Huang Yan, Vice Minister of Urban and Rural Construction Department of Housing
Liu Xiaoming, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Transport
Wei Shanzhong, Vice Minister of Water Conservancy
Yu Kangzhen Vice Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs
Wang Xiaofeng, Member of Party Leadership Group of Ministry of Culture and Tourism
Li Bin, Deputy Director of the National Health Commission
Zhou Xuewen, Deputy Minister of Emergency Department and Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Water Resources
Li Chunliang, Deputy Director General of National Forestry and Grassland Administration