The People's Daily, the mouthpiece newspaper of the Communist Party of China, began publishing a Tibetan-language edition Saturday.
The newspaper, run by the People's Daily and Tibet Daily, had four pages and would be circulated in Tibet Autonomous Region and areas inhabited by Tibetans in neighboring Sichuan, Yunnan, Qinghai and Gansu provinces, said a statement from Beijing-based People's Daily editorial office.
It would be printed in Lhasa, capital of Tibet, Sichuan provincial capital Chengdu and Qinghai provincial capital Xining, the statement said.
Photo shows the Tibetan edition of the People's Daily. (Photo: People's Daily)
The newspaper aimed to contribute to the economic development, social progress, ethnic harmony and stability in Tibet with its news coverage, the statement said.
"We will try our best to provide accurate and timely news that relates to local people."
The newspaper would publish major guidelines of the Communist Party of China (CPC) , policies and decisions made by the central government, including its ethnic policies, the statement said. Source: Xinhua