Han Linguang,an official from Gansu,urged government officials to do more to reduce rural poverty by supporting the agricultural sector.
Electricity generated from renewable sources now accounts for 41 percent of the province's total output.
In 1900, a Taoist priest named Wang Yuanlu discovered a cave in Dunhuang, Gansu province, packed with tens of thousands of volumes of Buddhist sutra.
As part of their ongoing commitment to reducing poverty in Gansu province, authorities there have shifted their attention towards promoting pre-school education.
President Xi Jinping will deliver a speech at a convention marking the 80th anniversary of the victory of the Long March in Beijing on Friday.
Brick carving artist Shen Zhanwei works at his workshop in Linxia Hui autonomous prefecture, Northwest China's Gansu province, Oct 16, 2016.