Mainland Affairs Council


Mainland Affairs Council
Mainland Affairs Council
大陸委員會
Agency overview
Formed 1991
Jurisdiction Free Area of the Republic of China
Headquarters Taipei, Republic of China
Minister responsible Shin-Yuan Lai, Minister
Agency executives Te-Shun Liu, Deputy Minister
Don-Cheng Fu Chien-Min Chao, Deputy Minister
Chien-Min Chao, Deputy Minister
Parent agency Executive Yuan
Website
http://www.mac.gov.tw/ (Chinese (Taiwan))
Mainland Affairs Council
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) is a cabinet-level administrative agency under the Executive Yuan of the Republic of China. The MAC is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of policies between the Free Area of the Republic of China, commonly known as Taiwan, and the People's Republic of China, which governs mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau. It is the ROC counterpart of the People's Republic of China's Taiwan Affairs Office.

The Mainland Affairs Council is administered by a cabinet level Minister. The current Minister is Shin-Yuan Lai.

The council plays an important role in setting policy and development of relations with mainland China and advising the central government. The agency funds and indirectly administers the Straits Exchange Foundation which is the official intermediary with the mainland China.[1]

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Organizational structure

The agency is organized in the following departments:[2]

Internal departments

  • Department of Policy Planning
  • Department of Cultural & Education Affairs
  • Department of Economic Affairs
  • Department of Legal Affairs
  • Department of Hong Kong & Macao Affairs
  • Department of Information and Liaison
  • Secretariat

Offices

  • Personnel Office
  • Accounting Office
  • Civil Service Ethics Office

See also

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