Conference looks to improve ethnic minorities’ access to information

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) on December 26 held a training conference on disseminating information on the national target programme on socio-economic development in mountainous and ethnic-inhabited areas in the 2021-2025 period.

The programme’s objectives are to exploit potential and advantages of localities in the mountainous and ethnic-inhabited areas; promote economic development, and ensure social welfare in those areas; boost rapid and sustainable poverty reduction to gradually narrow the gap in living standards and average income compared to the national average; and comprehensively develop education, training, health and culture.

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