Tibetan Women's Federation Pays New Year's Visit to Rural Residents

February 27, 2013
By Zhang HongpingEditor: Li Wenjie&Liu Yunting

Representatives from the Tibetan Women's Federation visited Changlong Village in Gangba County, western China's Tibet Autonomous Region, on February 3, 2013, to wish them a happy Tibetan New Year, or Losar, which fell on February 11 this year.

Representatives from the Tibetan Women's Federation visit Changlong Village in Gangba County, western China's Tibet Autonomous Region, on February 3, 2013. [Tibetan Women's Federation / Zhang Hongping]  

Representatives from the Tibetan Women's Federation visit Changlong Village in Gangba County, western China's Tibet Autonomous Region, on February 3, 2013. [Tibetan Women's Federation / Zhang Hongping]



Vice President of Tibetan Women's Federation Dekyi Paldron said that the central government has increased its spending on agriculture, rural areas, and farmers over the past few years, and Tibetan residents should work to maintain national unity and social stability and contribute more to local economic construction.

Farming tools are presented to local residents by Tibetan Women's Federation in Changlong Village in Gangba County, western China's Tibet Autonomous Region [Tibetan Women's Federation / Zhang Hongping]

Farming tools are presented to local residents by Tibetan Women's Federation in Changlong Village in Gangba County, western China's Tibet Autonomous Region [Tibetan Women's Federation / Zhang Hongping]



The federation also invited doctors to give free health check-ups to villagers and distribute free medicine. The federation presented the villagers with farming tools and information brochures on the key points of the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), favorable national policies for farmers, agriculture, health knowledge and women's rights.

Later on in the day, the representatives visited a local temple and a frontier police station.

Doctors provide free health check-ups for residents in Changlong Village in Gangba County, western China's Tibet Autonomous Region. [Tibetan Women's Federation / Zhang Hongping]

Doctors provide free health check-ups for residents in Changlong Village in Gangba County, western China's Tibet Autonomous Region. [Tibetan Women's Federation / Zhang Hongping]


The Tibetan New Year is the most important festival in the Tibetan calendar. It is celebrated for 15 days and usually falls during the months of December and January.

(Provided by Tibetan Women's Federation)

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