Abstract : China's ethnic minority areas have made notable progress in fighting poverty, said a white paper issued on Tuesday.
posing for photo at a school in Baiyun Township in Rongshui Miao
Autonomous County, south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. (Xinhua file photo/Huang Xiaobang)
April 6 (Xinhua) — China’s ethnic minority areas have made notable
progress in fighting poverty, said a white paper issued on Tuesday.
2016 to 2020, the number of the poor dropped by 15.6 million in the
country’s five autonomous regions — Inner Mongolia, Guangxi, Tibet,
Ningxia and Xinjiang — and three provinces with a large multi-ethnic
population — Guizhou, Yunnan and Qinghai, said the white paper issued
by the State Council Information Office, titled “Poverty Alleviation:
China’s Experience and Contribution.”
The paper stated that extreme poverty was eliminated in all 28 of the minority ethnic groups with a small population.
ethnic groups, still at the later stage of primitive society when the
People’s Republic of China was founded in 1949, leapfrogged to socialism
and then again made great strides towards moderate prosperity in all
respects, said the paper.
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