Dharamshala, India — To mark the 60th anniversary of the Tibetan national uprising day, President Dr Lobsang Sangay officially declares 2019 as the “Year of Commitment", to ensure that Tibet’s freedom struggle marches forward. He said, "I want to call upon freedom-loving people of the world to commit to end oppression in Tibet and to commit to fight against impunity."
Dharamshala, India — President of the Central Tibetan administration (CTA) Dr Lobsang Sangay has called His Eminence Sakya Trichen Rinpoche's efforts in preserving the Tibetan culture as an "exemplary" while praising him for “consistently supported His Holiness the Dalai Lama in all his endeavours and visions".
Dharamshala, India — President of the Central Tibetan Administration Dr Lobsang Sangay Tuesday expressed profound sorrow over the demise of former Indian Defence Minister George Fernandes and said the people of Tibet has lost a versatile personality who excelled as “the strongest voice on Tibet and a truly a great friend of Tibet.”
Dharamshala, India — The the Institute of Buddhist Dialectic (IBD) has awarded its highest Alumni honour, "The Three Wheels Recognition Award" to Dr Tenzin Dorjee, Chair of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom for his distinguished contribution in the preservation and promotion of Tibetan language, religion and culture.
Dharamshala, India — In a press release in Dharamshala, India ahead of his visit to South Africa, president of the Tibetan government in-Exile, Dr Lobsang Sangay said: “I am delighted and deeply honoured to be in South Africa again, the country that inspires six million Tibetans to continue their non-violent fight for human rights, democracy and freedom.”
Dharamshala, India — The spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote to Shrimati Leila Kabir this morning to express his sadness at the passing away of his old friend George Fernandes. He offered his condolences to her and the members of her family. Fernandes, 88, passed away early on Tuesday morning after a prolonged illness.