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Xinjiang secures employment, public wellbeing amid COVID-19 control: white paper
September 21,2020   By:Xinhua
BEIJING, Sept.21,2020 -- China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has achieved significant progress in increasing employment and ensuring public wellbeing while implementing COVID-19 control on a regular basis, according to a white paper released by the State Council Information Office on Thursday.
 
The local government has taken multiple measures to alleviate economic difficulties and stabilize and boost employment, says the document titled "Employment and Labor Rights in Xinjiang."
 
Xinjiang also adopted policies offering periodical and targeted cuts in taxes and other employer contributions, aiming to facilitate the resumption of production and business activities, and increase employment generated by investment and industries, the white paper says.