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China begins maintenance of ancient tomb, mosque in "silk road" town
(Tianshannet) Updated: 2010-June-18 12:55:28

May. 11, 2010 -- China has earmarked a total of 32 million yuan (4.7 million U.S. dollars) for the maintenance of an ancient tomb and mosque in the border city of Kashgar, a major town along the ancient "Silk Road," in northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

The project, involving the Tomb of Fragrant Imperial Concubine and the Id Kah Mosque, the largest of its kind in China, is expected to lats two years, said Wu Xiaodong, of the Kashgar Culture and Sports Bureau.

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