After the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949, under the leadership of the Communist Party of China and in the embrace of the motherland, changes in Xinjiang’s Social Scenes have been breathtaking.
Especially since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, under the guidance of the Party’s Strategy for work related to Xinjiang in the New Era, and with the strong support from all over the country, more than 25 million people of all ethnic groups in Xinjiang have leveraged their wisdom and compassion, worked in unity, and achieved a decisive victory over a well-off society in an all-round way during their decisive battle to get rid of poverty. A historic achievement has been made.
Since the reform and opening-up in 1978, with the rapid development of China’s western region, the construction of the core area of the Silk Road Economic Belt, the economic development of the north and south of Tianshan Mountains has begun to gain pace and may even take wing, and people’s living standards have been greatly improved. People of all ethnic groups have big hopes and dreams for the future.
On Feb 25, a great day destined to be recorded in history, President Xi Jinping solemnly declared at the National Poverty Alleviation Summary and Commendation Conference that through the joint efforts of the whole Party and the people of all ethnic groups, and at the important moment of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, the country’s poverty alleviation battle has been fully victorious and completed.
The arduous task of eradicating absolute poverty has created another miracle in the annals of history. This also means that the 25 million people of all ethnic groups in Xinjiang have completely got rid of poverty, a chronic disease that have plagued the region for hundreds of years, and they are about to enter a well-off society along with the people across the country.