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In pics: poverty relief in Xinjiang

Xinhua
11 Oct 2020, 13:18 GMT+10

Villagers transport chili seedlings in a greenhouse in Tawakkul Township of Hotan County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, May 16, 2020.(Xinhua/Wang Fei)

URUMQI, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- Thanks to strenuous efforts from all sides, major progress has been achieved in Xinjiang.

From 2014 to 2019, a sound economic momentum was sustained with an average annual GDP growth rate of 7.2 percent. Living standards of the local people have significantly improved with an average yearly growth of 9.1 percent in residential per capita disposable income, and more than 2.92 million out of the 3.09 million registered as impoverished people shook off poverty.

Medical workers measure blood pressure for a shepherd on a pasture in Zhaosu County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Jan. 31, 2019. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)

Breeders work at an incubation base in Siyek Township of Yutian County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, May 19, 2020. (Xinhua/Sadat)

A villager makes textile at an embroidery cooperative in Tekes County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, July 3, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

A villager makes felt at home at Jamat Village in Toli County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, April 14, 2020. (Xinhua/Sadat)

Workers make clothes at a clothing sewing cooperative at Daxi Village in Yuli County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Sept. 4, 2020. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)

A villager cleans up his yard at Daxi Village in Yuli County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Sept. 4, 2020. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)

Girls display local specialities during a live-streaming activity at a jade trading center in Hotan, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, May 27, 2020.(Xinhua/Sadat)

Students have a math class at a middle school in Kashgar, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, March 16, 2020. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)

Villagers check the equipment of a chili processing factory in Tawakkul Township of Hotan County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, May 16, 2020.(Xinhua/Wang Fei)

A worker checks the growth of geese at an incubation base in Yutian County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, May 19, 2020. (Xinhua/Sadat)■

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