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
Topic |   Two Sessions 2019 (Lianghui)

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