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Postal service staff perform delivery task in China's highest township in Tibet (II)

Publish Time: 2018-07-30 Author: From: Xinhua
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Motorbike courier Gesang Cering fixes a postal mail bag to the rear of his motorbike before setting off for work in Pumaqangtang Township of Nagarze County in Shannan, July 23, 2018.
Motorbike courier Gesang Cering fixes a postal mail bag to the rear of his motorbike before setting off for work in Pumaqangtang Township of Nagarze County in Shannan, July 23, 2018.
In Pumaqantang Township, the highest township in China, working as a postal service staff means delivering mails to addresses at altitudes of 5,000 meters and above. Gesang Cering, 29, is a motorbike courier with the local township branch of China Post. Twice a week, Gesang calls on the plateau villages under the township on a 160-km route, coping with extreme oxygen and temperature conditions. Despite its harsh geography, Tibet Autonomous Region has substantially improved the local postal service over the four decades since China's reform and opening up. By the end of 2017, the postal road network had managed to cover all towns and counties within the autonomous region. (Xinhua/Li He)
 
 

 

 

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