Foreign visitors to China's Tibet Autonomous Region are set to increase by 50 per cent while waiting times for the special permits they require will halve. Photo: AFP

China pledges easier access to Tibet for foreign tourists after US pressure

  • Visitor numbers to increase while waiting times for permits will be halved
  • Announcement comes weeks after new US law demanding easier access for American officials and journalists
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Foreign visitors to China's Tibet Autonomous Region are set to increase by 50 per cent while waiting times for the special permits they require will halve. Photo: AFP
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