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Relocated town in Kashgar gains access to power supply, better road conditions, health care

CHINA-XINJIANG-KASHGAR-RELOCATION-NEW LIFE (CN)

  A shopkeeper arranges goods in Tongan Township of Zepu County, Kashgar, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Aug. 15, 2019. Once living in Kosirap Township in the remote area of Kunlun Mountains, 1,194 households were relocated to Tongan Township, 94 kilometers away from the original spot, in Aug. 2018. As a series of favorable measures were taken, the relocated town has gained access to power supply, better road conditions and health care. Furthermore, local authorities boost villagers' income by attracting investment and developing courtyard economy. By the end of 2019, a total of 160 thousand farmers and herders in the poverty-stricken areas will be relocated to new houses subsidized by government on plain or near oasis. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)

CHINA-XINJIANG-KASHGAR-RELOCATION-NEW LIFE (CN)

  Renagul Karman (L) and her family members are on the way home after shopping in Tongan Township of Zepu County, Kashgar, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Aug. 15, 2019. Once living in Kosirap Township in the remote area of Kunlun Mountains, 1,194 households were relocated to Tongan Township, 94 kilometers away from the original spot, in Aug. 2018. As a series of favorable measures were taken, the relocated town has gained access to power supply, better road conditions and health care. Furthermore, local authorities boost villagers' income by attracting investment and developing courtyard economy. By the end of 2019, a total of 160 thousand farmers and herders in the poverty-stricken areas will be relocated to new houses subsidized by government on plain or near oasis. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)

CHINA-XINJIANG-KASHGAR-RELOCATION-NEW LIFE (CN)

  Renagul Karman (2nd, R) and her family members watch television shows at home in Tongan Township of Zepu County, Kashgar, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Aug. 15, 2019. Once living in Kosirap Township in the remote area of Kunlun Mountains, 1,194 households were relocated to Tongan Township, 94 kilometers away from the original spot, in Aug. 2018. As a series of favorable measures were taken, the relocated town has gained access to power supply, better road conditions and health care. Furthermore, local authorities boost villagers' income by attracting investment and developing courtyard economy. By the end of 2019, a total of 160 thousand farmers and herders in the poverty-stricken areas will be relocated to new houses subsidized by government on plain or near oasis. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)

CHINA-XINJIANG-KASHGAR-RELOCATION-NEW LIFE (CN)

  Residents receive free medical check in Tongan Township of Zepu County, Kashgar, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Aug. 16, 2019. Once living in Kosirap Township in the remote area of Kunlun Mountains, 1,194 households were relocated to Tongan Township, 94 kilometers away from the original spot, in Aug. 2018. As a series of favorable measures were taken, the relocated town has gained access to power supply, better road conditions and health care. Furthermore, local authorities boost villagers' income by attracting investment and developing courtyard economy. By the end of 2019, a total of 160 thousand farmers and herders in the poverty-stricken areas will be relocated to new houses subsidized by government on plain or near oasis. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)

CHINA-XINJIANG-KASHGAR-RELOCATION-NEW LIFE (CN)

  Emet Metniyaz (R) and his brother make "Nang", a kind of crusty pancake, in Tongan Township of Zepu County, Kashgar, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Aug. 16, 2019. Once living in Kosirap Township in the remote area of Kunlun Mountains, 1,194 households were relocated to Tongan Township, 94 kilometers away from the original spot, in Aug. 2018. As a series of favorable measures were taken, the relocated town has gained access to power supply, better road conditions and health care. Furthermore, local authorities boost villagers' income by attracting investment and developing courtyard economy. By the end of 2019, a total of 160 thousand farmers and herders in the poverty-stricken areas will be relocated to new houses subsidized by government on plain or near oasis. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)

CHINA-XINJIANG-KASHGAR-RELOCATION-NEW LIFE (CN)

  A villager cleans her yard at home in Tongan Township of Zepu County, Kashgar, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Aug. 16, 2019. Once living in Kosirap Township in the remote area of Kunlun Mountains, 1,194 households were relocated to Tongan Township, 94 kilometers away from the original spot, in Aug. 2018. As a series of favorable measures were taken, the relocated town has gained access to power supply, better road conditions and health care. Furthermore, local authorities boost villagers' income by attracting investment and developing courtyard economy. By the end of 2019, a total of 160 thousand farmers and herders in the poverty-stricken areas will be relocated to new houses subsidized by government on plain or near oasis. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)

CHINA-XINJIANG-KASHGAR-RELOCATION-NEW LIFE (CN)

  Workers make sheets in Tongan Township of Zepu County, Kashgar, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Aug. 16, 2019. Once living in Kosirap Township in the remote area of Kunlun Mountains, 1,194 households were relocated to Tongan Township, 94 kilometers away from the original spot, in Aug. 2018. As a series of favorable measures were taken, the relocated town has gained access to power supply, better road conditions and health care. Furthermore, local authorities boost villagers' income by attracting investment and developing courtyard economy. By the end of 2019, a total of 160 thousand farmers and herders in the poverty-stricken areas will be relocated to new houses subsidized by government on plain or near oasis. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)

CHINA-XINJIANG-KASHGAR-RELOCATION-NEW LIFE (CN)

  A technician repairs a mobile phone at a shop in Tongan Township of Zepu County, Kashgar, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Aug. 15, 2019. Once living in Kosirap Township in the remote area of Kunlun Mountains, 1,194 households were relocated to Tongan Township, 94 kilometers away from the original spot, in Aug. 2018. As a series of favorable measures were taken, the relocated town has gained access to power supply, better road conditions and health care. Furthermore, local authorities boost villagers' income by attracting investment and developing courtyard economy. By the end of 2019, a total of 160 thousand farmers and herders in the poverty-stricken areas will be relocated to new houses subsidized by government on plain or near oasis. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)