Kalon Takla visits Ireland


April 28, 2008 5:14 pm

Kalon Takla visits Ireland

Monday, 28 April 2008, 5:14 p.m.


Dharamshala: Kalon Kesang Y
Takla, Kalon for the Department of Information and International
Relations has arrived in Irish capital of Dublin on 27 April, after
concluding her two-day visit to London on last Saturday.

She was received at the Dublin Airport by Neil Steedman, chairman
of the Tibet Support Group in Ireland and Namgyal Damdul, president of
Tibetan Community in Ireland.

Kalon Takla’s crucial visits to European countries is a part of
ongoing efforts by the Central Tibetan Administration to seek support
in resolving the issue of Tibet and bringing normality inside Tibet.

In London, Kalon Takla addressed an evening talk on the current
crisis in Tibet at a musical concert dedicated to “dialogue and peace
in Tibet”, organised jointly by the Kailash Centre and the Office of
Tibet.

Yesterday, she met with Tibetan Community in Ireland, followed by a meeting with the members of Irish Tibet Support Groups.

On the morning of 28 April, Kalon Takla will give a radio interview with RNN, Lower Leeson Street.

Later in the afternoon, she will attend a meeting with Rory
Montgomery, Political Director and Isolde Moylan, Asia Counsellor at
the Department of Foreign Affairs. She is also expected to meet with
Panchen Otrul Rinpoche.

On 29 April, she will meet Dr Michael Woods TD, Chairman of the
Joint
Committee on Foreign Affairs. Later, she will attend a meeting with
Human Rights Subcommittee of Foreign Affairs Committee at Leinster
House.

Next day, on 30 April, she will speak to East Coast FM Radio,
Bray, Co Wicklow, followed by an afternoon meeting All-Party Oireachtas
Group for Tibet in Dail Eireann. On the same, she will fly to London.