Lhasa, January 21 (Xinhua): The road network in the autonomous region of southwestern Tibet in China now extends to more than 117,000 km, 50 percent from late of 2015, as the region continues to see envelopment connectivity.

The mileage of the rail network in the region has reached 954 km, according to the data published on the fourth ongoing session of the 11th population of the region.

Transport has long been a bottleneck that inhibits the development of Tibet, since the region is located on the Qinghai-Tibet plateau with complex geographical conditions for The construction of roads and limited technology. And funds.

Since the end of 2012, China has been strengthening its investment in Infrastructure in Tibet. Until now, roads have connected 95 percent of administrations at the municipal level and 75 percent of the incorporated villages of the region.

As for air transport, Tibet has launched a total of 130 air routes, with 61 cities connected by flights. The number of passenger trips carried out through these airports reached almost 5.18 million in 2020. Enditem

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