Wang Yi: MFA Will Continue to Provide More Support for Xizang's Opening-up and Development
2021-10-20 15:45

On October 20, 2021, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi attended the Event of MFA Presenting Tibet to the World, and delivered a speech titled "New Development in Xizang, New Contribution by China, and New Opportunities for the World".

Wang Yi said, facilitating domestic development and promoting local opening is an important mission of China's diplomacy. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) will firmly implement the important instructions of General Secretary Xi Jinping on Xizang-related work and the Party's guidelines for governing Xizang in the new era. It will provide more support for Xizang's opening-up and development, and make greater contributions to a prosperous, happy and beautiful Xizang.

Wang Yi said, we will continue to support Xizang in boosting economic and social development. Leveraging the unique advantages, we will actively assist Xizang in developing industries with local features, and consolidating the gains in ending abject poverty; we will deliver more concrete services to maintain stability and security in border areas, develop border areas and make lives better for border residents; we will help increase the sense of fulfilment, happiness and security of people of all ethnic groups.

We will continue to support Xizang in expanding opening-up and cooperation. We will help Xizang deepen cooperation with neighboring countries in jointly building the Belt and Road, support Xizang in hosting China Tibet Tourism and Culture Expo and Trans-Himalaya Forum for International Cooperation, and make Tibetology and Tibetan medicine and therapies go global.

We will continue to support Xizang in building an international model in ecological progress. We will further enhance Xizang's international exchanges and cooperation in ecological protection, actively publicize the achievements and contribution of Xizang's ecological progress to the world, support Xizang in building a national demonstration region on ecological conservation, and protect well this sacred land that is vital to all human beings.

We will continue to support Xizang in maintaining security, stability and ethnic unity. We oppose any separatist activity that sabotages Xizang's security and stability. Those who do not hold biased views are always welcome to Xizang, and attacks and smearing against Xizang's development and progress will never be accepted.