China adopts law on Yellow River conservation

BEIJING, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- Chinese lawmakers voted on Sunday to adopt a law on the conservation of the Yellow River, as the country ramps up efforts to protect the important river.

The law, passed at a standing committee session of the National People's Congress, the top legislature, will take effect on April 1, 2023.

Aerial photo taken on Aug 14, 2019 shows the Qiankun Bay of the Yellow River on the border between Yanchuan county, Northwest China's Shaanxi province, and Yonghe county, North China's Shanxi province. (Photo: Xinhua)