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The Tibet Autonomous Region is one of five provincial-level autonomous regions in China. The region is also home to more than 10 ethnic groups including the Han, Hui, Moinba, Lhoba, Naxi, Nu and Dulong. And there are the Moinba, Lhoba and Naxi ethnic townships. In areas where people of the ethnic minorities live concentratedly, autonomous organs have been set up for the locals to handle their own affairs. This constitutes a basic political system of China.

Since its founding in 1965, the broad masses of the Tibetan people have been enjoying political, economic and cultural rights bestowed by law. Under the leadership of the Central Government, Tibet has gained satisfactory socio-economic development, and the Tibetans now live a better life. Facts testify to the truth that national regional autonomy is a fundamental system that guarantees the Tibetans be masters of their own fate and enjoying common prosperity together with peoples of other ethnic groups in China. The system conforms to the actual situation of China, Tibet included.

Political Autonomy Right
Tibetan people enjoy the right to fully participate in State affairs in accordance with the law; in the meantime, they enjoy the right to manage the affairs of Tibet and the Tibetan race.
The Autonomous Power for Socio-Economic Development
Speeding up social and economic development of the ethnic minority regions and guaranteeing the people of ethnic minorities enjoy equal right to subsistence and development constitute a key to the implementation of the regional national autonomy policy.
Inheritance and Development of Traditional Tibetan Culture
Over the past 40 years, Tibet has made full use of the rights granted by the PRC Constitution to develop its cultural undertakings. This makes it possible to inherit and further develop its traditional culture.
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