Reapers harvest wheat at Zhongshan Township in Jiaxiang County in Jining City, east China's Shandong Province. (Xinhua/Guo Xulei)
China's rural revitalization strategy is helping revamp the countryside.
BEIJING, Sept. 6, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Rural revitalization strategy was first put forward during the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in 2017 and repeatedly stressed by the Chinese leadership since then.
The strategy aims at achieving the basic modernization of agriculture and rural areas by 2035, and the grand goal of a strong agricultural industry, beautiful countryside and well-off farmers by 2050.
The strategy's overall goal is to build rural areas with thriving businesses, pleasant living environments, social etiquette and civility, effective governance, and prosperity.
Under such circumstances, the rural areas in China are developing fast, with agriculture developing fast, rural tourism booming and migrant workers returning home from coastal areas for entrepreneurship.
View of a photovoltaic power station in Shangyu Township in Jiangshan City, east China's Zhejiang Province. (Xinhua/Xu Yu)
A country road near the Beidatun Village of Encha Township in Zaoqiang County, north China's Hebei Province. (Xinhua/Li Xiaoguo)
Old houses near a stream at Longtan Village in Xiling Township in Pingnan County, southeast China's Fujian Province. (Xinhua/Jiang Kehong)
People compete in a half marathon held in Feixian County, east China's Shandong Province. (Xinhua/Zhu Zheng)
A view of Jinhua Village in Zhangpu Township of Kunshan City, east China's Jiangsu Province. (Xinhua/Ji Chunpeng)
Overseas students perform Ansai waist drum dance with local dancers at Nangou Village in Ansai District of Yan'an City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province. (Xinhua/Liu Xiao)