Artists perform on stage during the Fourth China Tibet Tourism and Culture Expo in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Sept. 7, 2018.
China's top political advisor Wang Yang has called for more efforts in poverty relief and religious work to ensure prosperity, development and lasting stability in Tibet Autonomous Region.
Aerial photo taken on Aug. 26, 2018 shows a performance at the opening ceremony of the 16th Qomolangma Culture and Tourism Festival in Xigaze, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.
Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu, the 11th Panchen Lama, on Saturday held a worshipping ceremony at Lhamo Lhatso Lake in Gyaca County, Shannan Prefecture of Tibet Autonomous Region.
In the first half of 2018, Tibet received about 11 million domestic and foreign tourists, generating tourism revenue of about 12.5 billion yuan (1.8 billion U.S. dollars).