China's Tibet declares "major victory" in poverty alleviation

Added On October 16, 2020

Communist Party of China chief of the region Wu Yingjie said at a press briefing on Thursday, that by the end of last year, Tibet had lifted 628,000 people out of poverty and removed 74 county-level areas from the poverty list. Since the beginning of this year, Tibet has shifted its focus from tackling absolute poverty to consolidating poverty alleviation achievements. Wu said Tibet's major victory in poverty alleviation attests to the advantages of the socialist system on the high plateau. Known as the "roof of the world," Tibet is famous for its picturesque plateau landscapes and rich ethnic cultures. It is one of the main battlegrounds in China's nationwide campaign against poverty.