A series of new Tibetan-Chinese translation apps and software programs were launched in northwest China’s Qinghai Province to better promote communication between different ethnic groups and boost economic and cultural development in Tibetan areas.
Gangsha Village is located at the foot of Mount Kangrinboqe, a sacred Hindu and Buddhist site in Ali. Since the 1980s, local farmers and herdsmen have started to receive pilgrims and tourists from home and abroad. They upgraded services of tourism industry in the past 30 years, and tourism increased villagers’ income.
This year, the Nathu La Pass is expected to see about 500 officially-organized pilgrims from India who will make the 2,874-km pilgrimage, according to Yang Zhigang, deputy director of the office of foreign affairs and overseas Chinese affairs in Xigaze City.