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Extending highways lead Tibet's growth onto fast track

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Highways are blood vessels for the region, and Tibet has seen its economy invigorated by improved transport conditions in the past five years.  The total mileage of highways in Tibet grew from 65,198 kilometers in 2012 to over 82,000 kilometers today, extending by over 4,200 kilometers each year. High-grade highways, which are similar to expressways, saw mileage increasing six-fold from 2012 to 2016, according to Chen Chao, deputy head with the transport bureau of Tibet Autonomous Region. Read more

China Daily