White Paper on Tibetan Culture

Following is the full text of the white paper on "The Development of Tibetan Culture" released by the Information Office of the State Council of the People's Republic of China June 22:

Foreword

I. The Spoken and Written Tibetan Language Is Widely Studied and Used, and Being Developed

II. Cultural Relics and Ancient Books and Records Are Well Preserved and Utilized

III. Folk Customs and Freedom of Religious Belief Are Respected and Protected

IV. Culture and Art Are Being Inherited and Developed in an All- Round Way

V. Tibetan Studies Are Flourishing, and Tibetan Medicine and Pharmacology Have Taken On a New Lease of Life

VI. Popular Education Makes a Historic Leap

VII. The News and Publishing, Broadcasting, Film and Television Industries Are Developing Rapidly

Conclusion