The city of Hohhot, the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, was covered in a heavy layer of snow, this Feb 27, as meteorologists predicted low temperatures, strong winds and scattered snowfall for most of the region in recent days.
The city of Hohhot, the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, had plenty to celebrate for its Grain Bin Filling Festival, a traditional call for a good harvest, on the 20th day of the first lunar month, or Feb 27 this year, when it greeted a heavy snowfall that provides favorable conditions for a greener year.
The Sports Bureau of the Inner Mongolia region reports that it has begun preparations for the 14th National Winter Games, to be held in 2020, including construction work on the sites and organizing the competition, as of Feb 25.
The Water Resource Dept of the Inner Mongolia region reports that it is going to speed up work on systems for 22 major water conservation projects to increase the region's water security and plan to spend 120 billion yuan ($18.36 billion) on water conservation during the 13th Five-year Plan (2016-20).
The acting mayor of the city of Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, Jia Yingxiang, recently announced at the city's People's Hall, that, “Hohhot will work to have a GDP equal to $20,000 per person during the 13th Five-year Plan (2016-20).”
The railway station in the city of Hohhot, Inner Mongolia hit a peak in the wave of passengers returning from holiday travel.
The 12th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the Chinese government's policy advisory body, for the city of Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, opened its 4th session at the city's People's Hall, on Feb 24, with its chairman, Jia Yingxiang, delivering an annual report on behalf of the city standing committee.
At a press conference in the city of Hohot, Inner Mongolia, on Feb 23, the regional government said it will be pushing for more financing for poverty-assistance this year, with the idea of adding 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) in loans and a larger role in policies, commercial finance, and poverty alleviation.
A fire ceremony held to pray for blessings commenced Bayannur of Inner Mongolia autonomous region on Jan 20.
Inner Mongolia has promoted winter tourism via an assortment of festivals and events and to present its natural resources alongside unique nomadic culture.