The Yarlung Tsangpo river hydro project is one of a number of major projects for Tibet outlined in China’s latest five-year plan. Photo: Handout The Yarlung Tsangpo river hydro project is one of a number of major projects for Tibet outlined in China’s latest five-year plan. Photo: Handout
The Yarlung Tsangpo river hydro project is one of a number of major projects for Tibet outlined in China’s latest five-year plan. Photo: Handout
Diplomacy

Tibet hydropower plans will boost international cooperation, says Chinese state company boss despite risk of Indian backlash

  • Chinese plans for the Yarlung Tsangpo risk further inflaming tensions with New Delhi amid the ongoing border stand-off
  • But the boss of the Power Construction Corporation of China insists the scheme will protect China’s national security

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The Yarlung Tsangpo river hydro project is one of a number of major projects for Tibet outlined in China’s latest five-year plan. Photo: Handout The Yarlung Tsangpo river hydro project is one of a number of major projects for Tibet outlined in China’s latest five-year plan. Photo: Handout
The Yarlung Tsangpo river hydro project is one of a number of major projects for Tibet outlined in China’s latest five-year plan. Photo: Handout
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