August 15, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday directed officials to expedite the construction of a $ 47.8 billion rail project connecting the country’s southwestern Sichuan province to Linzhi in Tibet, and said it would play a key role in protecting stability in border areas Will play¬†Linjhi is near the Indian border in Arunachal Pradesh.

Prior to the construction of the project, Xi described it in a video conference as an important part of the Communist Party’s plan in the administration of Tibet in the new era, and the project’s important role in protecting national unity, promoting ethnic solidarity and strengthening stability in the border areas. Emphasized.

The official Xinhua Dialogue Committee reported that they gave these instructions before the start of construction work on Yan-Nyingchi section of Sichuan-Tibet Railway.