Tibetans benefit from higher welfare

Farmers and herdsmen in Maizhokunggar County in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region have seen improving welfare over the past year.

County officials say in 2015 the county government invested some 290 million yuan, or about 44 million U.S. dollars to livelihood projects, such as education, medicare and old-age care.

So far, about 48,000 local farmers and herdsmen have benefited from the projects.

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