Relocation, employment projects help people out of poverty in China's Xinjiang

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Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is located in northwest China. For historical and environmental reasons, it has long lagged behind other parts of the country in terms of development, and it has a significant impoverished population. Thanks to strenuous efforts from all sides, major progress has been achieved in China's Xinjiang. From 2014 to 2019, more than 2.92 million out of the 3.09 million registered as impoverished people shook off poverty. Click to find out how poverty-relief relocation program has changed locals' life.

XinhuaUpdated: November 2, 2020