A Ukrainian delegation paid a six-day visit to Tibet from May 13. During the visit, the delegation was impressed by the achievements Tibet has made in social governance, cultural inheritance, education and medical care, media development and ecological protection.
By adhering to the economic development strategy of "advantageous regions, advantageous resources, advantageous industries and preferential development ", as well as focusing on highland barley, potato, dairy cow, Tibetan snowcock, forage grass and other industries, Shigatse City vigorously cultivates cooperatives and other business entities so as to promote the development of poverty alleviation projects in an orderly way.
The tea cooperative was founded in 2011. In 2017, the income per capita of the township increased by about 12,000 yuan under the cooperative. Tea industry has now become one of the most important driving forces of local economy.
On May 19, You Quan, member of the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and minister of the United Front Work Department of CPC Central Committee, met with winners of the Thorampa title, an advanced ranking in Tibetan Buddhism, from the 14th Tibetan Buddhism advanced title examinations, and they took a photo together.