China

Leapfrog growth

Print edition : September 19, 2014

Labourers working on the Tanggula section of the Qinghai-Tibet railway, on June 20, 2006. Photo: Joe Chan/REUTERS

A Tibetan family moving into their new house built as part of a government subsidised housing project in Kunggar Town of Maizhokunggar County in Lhasa, on February 11, 2009. Photo: Purbu Zhaxi/Xinhua

Delegates to the 2014 Forum on the Development of Tibet. Photo: By special arrangement

Data presented at the “2014 Forum on the Development of Tibet”, held in Lhasa in the second week of August, show that Tibet has been undergoing transformational growth, narrowing the developmental gap with the rest of China.
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