Lhasa projects expected to boost local incomes
A view of Lhasa, capital of the Tibet autonomous region, after a snowfall. [Photo by Daqiong/chinadaily.com.cn]
Lhasa, Tibet autonomous region, plans to implement 98 key projects this year, including 180 sub-projects, with investment of more than 88.8 billion yuan ($13.4 billion), Tibet Daily reported.
According to the city's commission of development and reform, the heavy investment will be used for stability, development, ecology and border-area consolidation.
More job opportunities are expected to open up for the city's rural residents as a result of the projects, which are expected to generate more income.
Tourists pose for photos at the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet. [Photo by Daqiong/chinadaily.com.cn]
Passengers arrive at Gonggar Airport in Lhasa, Tibet. [Photo by Palden Nyima/chinadaily.com.cn]
A view of the Lhasa-Nyingchi Highway. [Photo by Phenthok/For chinadaily.com.cn]
A bustling street in Lhasa, Tibet autonomous region. [Photo by Palden Nyima/chinadaily.com.cn]