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China chalks out plan for stability in Tibet

world Updated: Jan 24, 2010 10:04 IST

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China has formulated a plan for lasting stability in Tibet, it was announced at a high-level meeting held here.

The meeting, attended by Chinese President Hu Jintao and other senior leaders on Jan 18-20, agreed that more efforts must be made to improve the living standards of Tibetans to ensure ethnic unity and stability in the region.

Hu said that it was a challenging task to carry out development, build a well-off society and establish a national ecological protective screen in Tibet.

The work was also vital for ethnic unity, social stability and national security, as well as a favorable international environment, Xinhua quoted Hu as saying.

During the meeting, senior leaders also outlined plans to develop Tibetan-inhabited areas in Sichuan, Yunnan, Gansu and Qinghai.