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Tibetan political advisors confident about 2009


Source: | 03-06-2009 11:59

Special Report:   Tibet in 50 Years
Special Report:   2009 NPC & CPPCC Sessions

The Tibet Autonomous Regional People’s Political Consultative Conference held a symposium on Thursday afternoon to commemorate 50 years of emancipation from serfdom. But the current economic and social development of Tibet was also a major concern.

Purwang, member of Tibet People's Political Consultative Conference, said, 
Purwang, member of Tibet People's Political Consultative 
Conference, said, "I believe Tibet will maintain steady 
economic growth. The regional GDP witnessed double digit 
growth for 2008. I think it will reach 12 percent growth 
for this year, probably higher."

A forum to discuss the changes witnessed over the past 50 in Tibet also focused on the current development of the Region. The topic the participants care about the most is economic growth.

Purwang, member of Tibet People's Political Consultative Conference, said, "I believe Tibet will maintain steady economic growth. The regional GDP witnessed double digit growth for 2008. I think it will reach 12 percent growth for this year, probably higher."