China to link all townships in ‘Tibet’ by 2020

March 8, 2018 12:41 am0 commentsViews: 100
(Photo courtesy: China Daily)

(Photo courtesy: China Daily)

(TibetanReview.net, Mar07, 2018) – China said Mar 5 that all townships and administrative villages in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) will be connected by highways by the year 2020.

Citing a senior transport official of the region’s transport authorities, the official Xinhua news agency reported that all townships which meet necessary conditions and 80 percent of administrative villages would have access to bus service.

The report said that during this year, the region will launch projects to make 13 townships and more than 1,000 villages connected by asphalt or cement roads.

And it noted that rural road mileage in the TAR currently stood at 60,421 km, compared with 53,244 km in 2012.

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