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Lhasa projects expected to boost local incomes

Updated:2022-05-18 10:08:23   China Daily

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]

Keywords:   Xizang Economy