CHINA Central gov't arranges 189 projects worth 657.6 bln yuan in Tibet since 2016

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Central gov't arranges 189 projects worth 657.6 bln yuan in Tibet since 2016

Xinhua

18:15, March 28, 2019


BEIJING, March 28 (Xinhua) -- The central government has arranged 189 projects worth 657.6 billion yuan (around 97.8 billion U.S. dollars) in Tibet Autonomous Region since 2016 when the State Council issued a document on supporting the region's economic and social development.

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Aerial photo taken on May 18, 2017 shows a zigzag asphalt road leading to Mount Qomolangma in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

The projects were arranged in a coordinated manner to ensure people's livelihoods, build ecological security barriers, complete the infrastructure system, and solidify the foundation for social stability.

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Photo taken on March 1, 2019 shows night scenery of the Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Li Xin)
The State Council document has provided a strong guarantee for making remarkable progress in the development of Tibet, promoting its long-term peace and stability, and building a moderately prosperous society in all respects in the region.
Thursday marks the 60th anniversary of democratic reform in Tibet that abolished ruthless theocracy and serfdom and established a socialist system that has seen booming economic, political, religious, cultural and social development on the plateau.

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