China releases white paper on vocational education and training in Xinjiang

2019-08-16 02:20:22 GMT2019-08-16 10:20:22(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

BEIJING, Aug. 16 (Xinhua) -- China issued a white paper on vocational education and training in Xinjiang Friday.

The white paper, published by the State Council Information Office, said that terrorism and extremism are the common enemies of humanity, and the fight against terrorism and extremism is the shared responsibility of the international community.

It is a fundamental task of any responsible government, acting on basic principles, to remove the malignant tumor of terrorism and extremism that threatens people's lives and security, to safeguard people's dignity and value, to protect their rights to life, health and development, and to ensure they enjoy a peaceful and harmonious social environment, according to the document.

There are six chapters in the white paper: urgent needs for education and training, law-based education and training, content of education and training, protection of trainees' basic rights, remarkable results in education and training, and experience in countering extremism.