China releases manual on Tibet

Last Updated: Tue, Mar 22, 2011 05:10 hrs

Beijing, March 22 (IANS) A manual providing basic information about Tibet was released in the Chinese capital Tuesday, Xinhua reported.

The manual, written by experts from the State Council Information Office and published by the People's Publishing House, includes 'Tibetan issues most talked about', according to a statement.

It is made up of 10 parts, including a general introduction, history, political status, human rights, regional autonomy of ethnic minorities, economic and social development, religion, progress in cultural, education and medical services, environmental protection as well as information about the Dalai Lama.

'It will be the easiest and most practical handbook for readers to get a basic picture of Tibet,' the statement said.