Xinhua News Agency, Lhasa, August 19th (Reporters Lin Hui, Sun Shaolong, Bai Shaobo) Seventy years of vicissitudes of life have changed, and 90,000 miles of Fengpeng is moving forward.

On the morning of the 19th, more than 20,000 cadres and masses of all ethnic groups in Tibet gathered in the Potala Palace Square to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the peaceful liberation of Tibet.

Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, President of the State and Chairman of the Central Military Commission, wrote on the congratulatory plaque "Building a beautiful and happy Tibet and fulfilling the dream of great revival".

Wang Yang, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, and head of the central delegation attended the celebration meeting and delivered a speech.

  The ancient city of Lhasa is full of colorful flags and flowers, which is full of joy and festival atmosphere.

Under the majestic Potala Palace, a Tibetan-style conference rostrum was built.

Above the rostrum, the solemn national emblem and the banner of "Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Peaceful Liberation of Tibet" are particularly eye-catching. The Daqing emblem and the words "1951" and "2021" are hung on the background wall, and 10 red flags are arranged on both sides.

On the Potala Palace Square opposite the rostrum, people of all ethnic groups in festive costumes gathered here early from all directions, waving the national flags and bouquets in their hands, and gathered into a sea of ​​joy.

  At 10 o'clock in the morning, Zizala, deputy secretary of the Party Committee of the Tibet Autonomous Region and chairman of the People's Government of the Tibet Autonomous Region, announced the start of the conference.

The audience stood up, played and sang the national anthem, and the bright five-star red flag rose slowly in the Potala Palace Square.

  You Quan, secretary of the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, head of the United Front Work Department of the Central Committee, and deputy head of the Central Delegation, read a congratulatory message from the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, the State Council, the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, and the Central Military Commission on celebrating the 70th anniversary of the peaceful liberation of Tibet.

  Wang Yang presented to the Tibet Autonomous Region, the Tibet Military Region, the Tibet Headquarters of the Armed Police, the Political and Legal System of the Tibet Autonomous Region, and the Tibet Branch of the Buddhist Association of China, respectively, a congratulatory plaque and a congratulatory scroll with the inscription by General Secretary Xi Jinping, "Building a Beautiful and Happy Tibet and Realizing the Dream of Rejuvenation".

  In the warm applause, Wang Yang delivered a warm speech.

He said that as the whole country celebrates the centenary of the Communist Party of China, we ushered in the 70th anniversary of the peaceful liberation of Tibet.

Last month, Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, President of the State, and Chairman of the Central Military Commission visited Tibet in person and fully affirmed Tibet’s development achievements in the past 70 years since its peaceful liberation, and brought cordial care and blessings to cadres and masses of all ethnic groups.

Today, with the great trust of the Party Central Committee and General Secretary Xi Jinping, as well as the deep friendship of the people of the whole country, the Central Delegation together with the people of all ethnic groups in Tibet celebrated the 70th anniversary of the peaceful liberation of Tibet.

On behalf of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, the State Council, the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, and the Central Military Commission, Wang Yang expressed his warm congratulations to the Tibet Autonomous Region; extended cordial greetings to the cadres and masses of all ethnic groups in Tibet; expressed his sincere heart to people from all walks of life who have cared about and supported the development and progress of Tibet for a long time thank.

  Wang Yang said that the peaceful liberation of Tibet in 1951 was a major victory for the cause of the Chinese people's liberation and the cause of the reunification of the motherland, and it was an epoch-making historical turning point in Tibet.

Since then, Tibet has embarked on a broad road from darkness to light, from backwardness to progress, from poverty to wealth, from autocracy to democracy, and from closed to open. A thriving socialist new Tibet stands majestically on the top of the world.

  Wang Yang said that since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, Tibet has entered a new era with the best development, the greatest changes, and the most benefits for the masses.

The average annual economic growth rate ranks among the top three in the country, the growth rate of per capita disposable income of rural residents has ranked first in the country for many years, and the urbanization rate has risen by 13 percentage points.

Through unremitting efforts, 628,000 poor people have all been lifted out of poverty, and 266,000 people have moved from high mountains and far away bitter places to river valley cities and towns to live and work in peace and contentment. Tibet, together with the whole country, has built a well-off society on schedule.

  Wang Yang pointed out that the world today is undergoing major changes unseen in a century. my country is in a critical period of realizing the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation. The new journey of building a socialist modern country has begun, and the economic and social development of Tibet is also at a new historical starting point.

We must adhere to the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, strengthen the "four consciousnesses", strengthen the "four self-confidence", and achieve the "two safeguards", and learn in-depth from General Secretary Xi Jinping's seventh Tibet work symposium at the central government. The spirit of the important speech at the meeting and the spirit of important instructions during the investigation in Tibet, fully implement the party's strategy for governing Tibet in the new era, earnestly implement the party's central decision and deployment, and strive to write a new chapter in the long-term stability and high-quality development of the snow-covered plateau.

  Wang Yang emphasized that it is necessary to always adhere to the leadership of the party and unswervingly follow the path of socialism with Chinese characteristics; it is necessary to consolidate and develop the good situation of harmony and stability in Tibet to ensure national security and the stability of borders; it is necessary to build the consciousness of the Chinese nation as the main line and promote the nation. Unite and advance the cause; we must adhere to the people-centered development concept and promote high-quality economic and social development; we must firmly establish the concept that green water and green mountains are golden mountains and silver mountains, and ice and snow are also golden mountains and silver mountains, and build an ecological civilization highland.

  Wang Yang finally said, let us unite closely around the Party Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping as the core, carry forward the great party-building spirit, inherit the "old Tibet spirit" and the "two-way spirit", in order to build a united, prosperous, civilized, harmonious and beautiful socialist modernized new Tibet. , To make unremitting efforts to realize the Chinese dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.

  Wu Yingjie, Secretary of the Party Committee of the Tibet Autonomous Region, delivered a speech at the conference.

He said that since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, under the strong leadership of the Party Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at the core, the cause of governing Tibet, stabilizing Tibet and rejuvenating Tibet has made all-round progress and historic achievements.

In the new era, we are determined to fully implement the spirit of the Seventh Central Committee on Tibet Work, General Secretary Xi Jinping’s important exposition on Tibet work, and the party’s strategy for governing Tibet in the new era, and work hard to build a beautiful and happy Tibet and realize the dream of rejuvenation together. .

  The commander of the Tibet Military Region Wang Kai, the representative of the masses Tenzeng, and the representative of Tibet aid cadres Liang Nanyu also spoke at the meeting.

  In the exciting melody of "Singing the Motherland", the peace dove spreads its wings high, and colorful balloons soars into the sky. There was warm applause and cheers to celebrate the successful conclusion of the conference.

  Bai Ma Chilin, Zhang Qingli, Miao Hua, deputy heads of the Central Delegation, and all members of the Central Delegation, Pabala Gelerangje, vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, and leaders of the party, government, and army of the Tibet Autonomous Region attended the meeting.

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