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Shao: Sichuan Remains Beautiful and Safe for Travel

Cities in the Sichuan region of China have been hard at work rebuilding after the April 20, 2013 earthquake that occurred in Ya’an City in the Sichuan Province. The head of China’s tourism administration, Shao Qiwei, recently visited the area and declared it safe for visitors.

“Sichuan and Ya’an remain beautiful and safe as before,” said Shao, Chairman of the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA). “Lushan County and Baoxing County are being recovered and reconstructed, and Sichuan is expected to fully open and recover its tourism market. And I, on behalf of the National Tourism Administration of China, sincerely invite friends from all over the world to travel around Sichuan Province,” he added.

Shao Qiwei (right), Chairman of the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA), visited Giant Panda Breeding Center in Sichuan

Home to giant panda breeding centers, the Jiuzhaigou Valley, and the fabled area of Shangri-La, Sichuan is becoming an increasingly popular center for Chinese tourism.

River along Chengdu -"Land of Abundance" Photo credit: Gong Jiguang

UNESCO Heritage Site - Emei Mountain Photo credit: Yuan Rongsun

UNESCO Heritage Site - Leshan Giant Buddha Photo credit: Yuan Rongsun

UNESCO Heritage Site - Jiuzhaigou Valley Photo credit: Wang Dajun

Red Grass in Daocheng, Sichuan Province - credit: Hao Kangli

Sichuan Province calls out to the tourism circles and tourists at home and abroad that touring Sichuan is the best support for the Province and all because of you, Sichuan will be better!

 

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