With the total investment of 1.5 billion yuan, the Nagqu Logistics Center of Qinghai-Tibet Railway will be the bridge tower for landway of south Asia.
Nagqu Logistics Center in construction. (Photo:Tibet Daily)
Covering 8,000 mu, it will have a great impact on Chamdo Prefecture of Tibet, Sichuan Province, and Yunnan Provice in the east and in the west it will influence Nagri Prefecture, which is connected with the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. In the north, Nagqu Logistics Center will connect Shaanxi Province, Gansu Province and Qinghai Province while in the south it will boost the central areas of the Tibet Autonomous Region.
Up to now, the project has finished investment of 754,37 million yuan, and will start operation on June 30, 2009.
(1 U.S. dollar equals about 6.83 yuan; 1 acre equals about 15 mu.)
(China Tibet Information Center November 25, 2008)