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For more on China's efforts to develop the country's vast western region, we're now joined on the phone by Mr. Tang Min, Secretary-General of the China Development Research Foundation.
Q1: The Chinese government launched a "Western Development" campaign 10 years ago. It aims to narrow the gap between the East Coast and the western region. What has been achieved so far?
Q2: The efforts of the past 10 years are only the first step toward developing infrastructure in western China. What further strategies will be adopted in the coming years?