China Says Tibet Now in Its Golden Age Ahead of 50th Anniversary

  • China issues paper on Tibet, reaffirming autonomy: Xinhua
  • White paper released ahead of Tibet's 50th anniversary

Tibet is “now in its golden age,” according to a Chinese government paper released ahead of the 50th anniversary of the autonomous region’s foundation.

Tibetan people fulfill the right to participate equally in the management of state affairs, China’s State Council Information Office said in an eight-chapter white paper released by the official Xinhua News Agency on Sunday.

The people are managers of local social affairs and masters of their own destiny, creating and sharing the material and spiritual wealth of Tibet, according to Xinhua.

— With assistance by Xiaoqing Pi

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