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Nepali journalist: China´s Tibet witnesses tremendous development in 50 years

Source: Xinhua | 03-31-2009 15:03

Special Report:   Tibet in 50 Years

By Chen Qiaoyan

KATHMANDU, March 31 (Xinhua) -- "Recalling and analyzing what I saw then in Tibet is that in the last 50 years there has been tremendous development, which has improved the living standard of the people living in this part of China to an unbelievable ratio," said Kiran Gautam, a Nepali journalist from Nepal Post Magazine, on Tuesday

Two women pose for photos in front of the Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Feb. 11, 2008.  (Xinhua/Chogo)

Two women pose for photos in front of the Potala 
Palace in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's 
Tibet Autonomous Region, Feb. 11, 2008.  

"When I touched Tibet, the beautiful and hopeful land on Sept. 16, 2007, I found Tibetan people living there are very happy with what they have received from the central government," said Gautam in an interview with Xinhua.