CHINA Poverty relief album: China's Xinjiang bids farewell to absolute poverty

CHINA

Poverty relief album: China's Xinjiang bids farewell to absolute poverty

Xinhua

14:13, November 26, 2020

TOP: A group of students study by themselves at a boarding school in Daliyabuyi Township, Yutian County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Nov. 7, 2005. BOTTOM: A volunteer teacher teaches a science lesson to students at Bakedun Primary School in Tawakkul Township, Hotan County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, May 16, 2020. (Photos: Xinhua)

TOP: Nomadic residents pose for a photo in front of a settlement site in Xindi Township of Yumin County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in 1998. BOTTOM: Residents pose for a photo in their new home at a resettlement site in Tong'an Township of Zepu County, Kashgar, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Feb. 17, 2019.

LEFT: Bazaar-goers look at cassette tapes in Shache County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in 1995. RIGHT: Tourists buy hand drums at the Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Oct. 4, 2020.

TOP: An employee is at work in a textile workshop in Jiya Township of Lop County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in 2001. BOTTOM: Altungul Tursun, a 33-year-old employee, works at a textile production line in Cele County, Hotan Prefecture, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Sept. 20, 2020.

TOP: A Uygur villager braves a sandstorm on a donkey cart in Cele County, Hotan Prefecture, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, May 8, 2007. BOTTOM: A villager drives a tricycle along a country road in Tagarma Township of Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Oct. 16, 2020.

TOP: Farmers sell home-grown pomegranates along roadside in Piyalma Township of Pishan County, Hotan Prefecture, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Sept. 22, 2004. BOTTOM: Workers process red dates at a wholesale market in Hotan County, Hotan Prefecture, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Nov. 8, 2020.

TOP: Uygur residents congratulate each other as they move into earthquake-proof houses in Gulahma Township, Cele County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in December 2007. BOTTOM: Villager Memetniyaz Sawur rides past his home on an electric scooter in Uzunerik Village of Aksaray Township, Moyu County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Oct. 22, 2020.

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