Thursday 23 November 2017 ,
Thursday 23 November 2017 ,
Latest News
  • US to pursue targeted sanctions on Myanmar, says Tillerson
  • Myanmar has to find a solution to Rohingya crisis: PM
  • Tonu’s family members quizzed in Dhaka for probe
  • AL leaders themselves spill beans about convoy attack: BNP
  • Rupa killing case: Charge-framing now on Nov 29
29 October, 2017 02:30:27 PM
Print

China eyes rural tourism for poverty alleviation

Independent Online Desk
China eyes rural tourism for poverty alleviation

China wants to develop tourism in rural areas to help lift more people out of poverty as the government has identified poverty eradication as the key task in the building of a moderately prosperous society by 2020. 

China aims to lift 12 million people out of poverty through tourism from 2016 to 2020, according to the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA). 

In southwest China's Guizhou Province, authorities have identified thousands of tourism resources and supported 14 impoverished counties to build tourist areas. 

The projects have helped 70,000 villagers raise their incomes to above the provincial poverty line, according to the CNTA. 

Across the country, local governments have mobilized efforts and pumped funding into improving infrastructure and services in rural areas to facilitate the development of tourism. 

China has set 2020 as the target to complete the building of a moderately prosperous society, which requires the eradication of poverty. 

As of the end of 2016, there were 43.35 million Chinese living below the national poverty line. Xinhua

Comments

Poll
Today's Question »
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that Myanmar itself has to find out solution to the Rohingya repatriation issue. Do you agree?
 Yes
 No
 No Comment
Yes 14.3%
No 85.7%
No Comment 0.0%
Video
More Travel & Tourism Stories

Copyright © All right reserved.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman

Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman
Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Disclaimer & Privacy Policy
....................................................
About Us
....................................................
Contact Us
....................................................
Advertisement
....................................................
Subscription

Powered by : Frog Hosting