Kashgar has been an important trading city for thousands of years. Photo: XinhuaKashgar has been an important trading city for thousands of years. Photo: Xinhua
Kashgar has been an important trading city for thousands of years. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese academics divided on idea to turn Kashgar into a municipality under Beijing’s control

  • Report says city should be given status of a centrally administered municipality on par with Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai and Chongqing
  • China’s leaders have undertaken a number of initiatives to boost Kashgar’s economic development, including setting up a special economic zone in 2010

Topic |   Xinjiang
Kashgar has been an important trading city for thousands of years. Photo: XinhuaKashgar has been an important trading city for thousands of years. Photo: Xinhua
Kashgar has been an important trading city for thousands of years. Photo: Xinhua
READ FULL ARTICLE