Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE)
MONRE was set up pursuant to the Resolution No. 02/2002/QH11 dated 05 August 2002 of the 11th National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam at its first session prescribing the list of the Government’s ministries and ministerial-level organizations.
Position and function
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment is an organization of the Government, performing the function of State management over land, water and mineral resources, environment, hydro-meteorology, survey and mapping for the whole country; state management over public services and representing the owners of State capital portions at enterprises with State capital in the fields of land, water and mineral resources, environment, hydro-meteorology, survey and mapping in accordance with the provisions of law.