Tibetan delegation concludes visit to U.S.

2017-12-07 07:26:49 GMT2017-12-07 15:26:49(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- A National People's Congress (NPC) delegation of legislators from China's Tibet Autonomous Region on Wednesday wrapped up its five-day visit to the United States.

The delegation, led by Danzeng Langjie, vice chairman of the Standing Committee of the People's Congress of the Tibet Autonomous Region, visited Boston and Washington, where they met U.S. Congress members, Chinese students studying overseas and U.S. scholars.

During the visit, the delegation had talks with the U.S side on topics covering Tibet's social and economic progress achieved after the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, and its prospect after the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China which was held in October.

The Belt and Road Initiative, Tibet's economic development, religious and cultural protection, local people's life and China's preferential policies for Tibet's development were also among issues mentioned during the visit.

At a press conference held in Washington Tuesday afternoon, the delegation answered media questions about Tibet's poverty alleviation efforts and the protection and development of its traditional culture.

 

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