Photo taken on April 24, 2020 shows trucks with wind turbine blades passing through the Guozigou bridge in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.(Universal Energy/Handout via Xinhua)
BEIJING, March 24 (Xinhua) -- The local government in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has approved construction of 350 major projects in 2021 with a total investment of 1.65 trillion yuan, and planned to complete an investment of at least 240 billion yuan this year, reported Xinjiang Daily on Tuesday.
The total include 160 renewal projects with a total investment of 792.2 billion yuan and planned investment of 164.8 billion yuan this year, 80 new projects with a total investment of 290.5 billion yuan and planned investment of 77.6 billion yuan this year, and 110 reserved projects with a total investment of 566.6 billion yuan.
Among them, there are 46 water conservancy projects, 92 transportation projects, 69 energy projects, 50 industrial projects and 93 people's livelihood projects.
Xinjiang will focus on renewal projects, and ensure that all the ongoing projects in southern Xinjiang will resume construction before March 20 and all the ongoing projects in northern and eastern Xinjiang will resume construction before April 10.
Meanwhile, the local government will urge more than 90 percent of the new projects to start construction by the end of June and all of them to start construction by the end of September, and solidly promote the preliminary work of reserved projects.
Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Development and Reform Commission will step up the preliminary work of key projects, focus on key tasks and crucial links, and solve the problems in a timely manner, and ensure the high-quality construction and operation of the projects. (Edited by Zhang Yuan with Xinhua Silk Road, email@example.com)