The highway linking Medog, the last roadless county in China, with its neighboring Bome county in Tibet was formally opened to traffic on Oct. 31, 2013, ending the county's isolation from the outside world.
Peach blossoms are pictured in front of a snow mountain in Bomi County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 29, 2017.
The 11th Panchen Lama Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu Saturday lamented some Buddhist temples and monks are being eroded by commercialization and called on followers to behave correctly.
Photo taken on March 12, 2017 shows the site of a traditional activity praying for prosperous and good harvest in Gyangze, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.
A shepherd herds sheep in Gyangze, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 11, 2017. A heavy snowfall hit parts of Tibet on Saturday, providing better soil condition for the spring seeding.