Villagers relocated from impoverished areas move into new homes in the Liangshan Yi autonomous prefecture, Sichuan province. Photo: Xinhua
Villagers relocated from impoverished areas move into new homes in the Liangshan Yi autonomous prefecture, Sichuan province. Photo: Xinhua

China plans law to make reviving rural areas a priority in modernisation push

  • Lawmaker Chen Xiwen says committee is drafting legislation to set out status of Xi Jinping’s campaign to develop countryside
  • Rural areas, where incomes and living standards are significantly lower, have been left behind in China’s urbanisation drive

Villagers relocated from impoverished areas move into new homes in the Liangshan Yi autonomous prefecture, Sichuan province. Photo: Xinhua
Villagers relocated from impoverished areas move into new homes in the Liangshan Yi autonomous prefecture, Sichuan province. Photo: Xinhua
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