TIBET TOURISM, CULTURE EXPO ATTRACTS 90-BILLION-YUAN (13 BILLION-USD) INVESTMENT
Last Updated: 2018-09-12
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LHASA, Tibet, Sept 12 (NNN-XINHUA) - The Fourth China-Tibet Tourism and Culture Expo, has attracted nearly 90 billion yuan (13 billion U.S. dollars) of investment, the organiser said, Tuesday.

The four-day event, which was held in Lhasa, capital of north-west China's Tibet Autonomous Region, concluded yesterday (Tuesday).

Nearly 1,600 attendees, including 250 foreign guests, and 230 domestic and international enterprises, attended the expo.

Nearly 200 projects, worth a total of 90 billion yuan, including 51, supported by centrally administered state-owned enterprises, and 40 targeted poverty alleviation projects, supported by the industry and commerce federation, were signed at the expo.

More than 3,000 different Tibetan-themed products were exhibited at the expo.

A series of forums, regarding scientific investigation, tourism and culture, economic and social development, and international cooperation on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau research, attracted experts and entrepreneurs.-- NNN-XINHUA