While saving a lot of money, construction of the power highway could help increase investment in the western region and create a lot of employment opportunities there, he said.
The young woman, now a university student, attended Lyu's funeral in December. Speaking on the condition she would not be identified, she told China National Radio she had planned to invite Lyu to her college graduation ceremony.
Attended an in-service undergraduate program in party and government administration through Correspondence School of the Central Party School (1989-1992)
"With the facilities the company installs, farmers could not only know how much electricity they have generated, but also how much was sold to the grid and how much they could make from that," he said.
Scott Doolan, 28, sets out Friday for the base camp, which lies 5,364 meters above sea level and is traditionally only accessible on foot or by helicopter. He is out to prove that it is also accessible to wheelchair users.
"I jump out of my chair and my mate Matt, he'll grab me and hold my ankles and I basically walk on my hands," he said, explaining a technique that's similar to the wheelbarrow race of Western school sports days.