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Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, visits the home of a herdsman in a village in Shaliuhe Township, Gangcha County in Haibei Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China's Qinghai Province, June 8, 2021. (Photo: Xinhua)

President Xi Jinping visited Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region in July 2021.

"It has been proved that without the Communist Party of China, there would have been neither new China nor new Tibet," Xi said during the visit. "The Communist Party of China Central Committee's guidelines and policies concerning Tibet work are completely correct."

Xi said that over the past 70 years Tibet has made historic strides in its social system and realized full economic and social development, with people's living standards significantly improved.

Students of Lhasa No. 1 Primary School take a group photo at the Potala Palace square in Lhasa, Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Photo: People's Daily)

Tibet is an important ecological security barrier for China.

Kula Gangri glacier, Shannan, Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region (Photo: Xinhua)

We can see the Himalayan Mountains snow line stretching, depicting the gentle and magnificent curve of the Earth.

We can see the Yarlung Zangbo River running. It is our mission to protect biodiversity here.

The Fuxing high-speed train runs in Nangxian county, Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region (Photo: Xinhua)

The Fuxing high-speed train cruises across the snow-covered plateau and the development of Tibet has also been accelerated.

A relocation center in Mainling county, Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region (Photo: People's Daily)

The continuous improvement of the transportation network and infrastructure construction have helped develop the plateau. Industry and people's lives are more prosperous.

Zhari Namco is a salt lake in Tibet, where the environment has been continuously improved. Wetland protection and restoration has been rolled out in Coqen county, Ngari prefecture, Tibet. (Photo: People's Daily)

Leapfrog development has been ushered into Tibet.

Villagers dance in Qiongjie county, Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. With a history of more than 1,000 years in the Shannan area of Tibet, Zhuo dancing was categorized by Beijing as intangible cultural heritage in 2008. (Photo: Xinhua)

The officials and masses of all ethnic groups are rooted in the snowy frontier jointly building beautiful homes, guarding their happy life and writing a new chapter of high-quality development.

(Compiled by Dong Feng)