July 30, 2010
   Posted in News Flash
Published By Tashi

CTA Mourns Demise of Parliamentary Secretary Phurbu Tsering la[Friday, 30 July 2010, 2:15 p.m.]

 Mr Phurbu Tsering (2/5/1953 – 29/7/2010)

As a mark of deep condolence and respect for the passing away of
Tibetan Parliamentary Secretary Mr Phurbu Tsering la, the Central
Tibetan Administration held a prayer session from 2:00 to 3:00 pm today
following which the offices remained closed. He dedicated 37 years of
his life in the Tibetan civil service.Mr Phurbu Tsering la, who
fell ill for the last few months, breathed his last at Tibetan Delek
Hospital on Thursday, 29 July 2010. He was 57.He joined the
Central Tibetan Administration’s civil service as an accountant cum
junior clerk at a Tibetan settlement in Nepal’s Solo Khumbu region on
16 August 1973.

 Prayer service at Gangchen Kyishong auditorium/Photo: Choyang/Tibetonline TV

passing the probation period, he served as junior clerk in various
places such as Lugsung Samdupling Co-operative Society at Bylakuppe,
Office of Tibet Affairs at Delhi, acting head of Centre of Tibetan
Religious Artifacts at Dharamsala and accountant at security department
from 1 September 1978 – 10 October 1985.From 15 April 1987 – 2
January 1991, he worked as manager of the Tibetan Handicraft Centres at
Mundgod and Dekyi Larsoe Tibetan settlement in Bylakuppe.
was promoted to under secretary on 1 August 1992 and posted at the
department of security. He continued to work at the department till 23
August 1993 after being promoted to deputy secretary on 15 June. He was
promoted to joint secretary on 5 February 1999.From 19 March 1999 – 3 November 2001, he worked as joint secretary at health department and election commission.He was promoted to the post of additional secretary on 7 June 2007.He
was the acting secretary for Tibetan Parliamentary Secretariat from 19
May 2008 – 16 August 2008. He was later promoted to the secretariat’s
secretary general on 1 June 2010.

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