August 20, 2010
   Posted in News Flash
Published By Tashi

His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Special Envoy Meets State Department Official [Thursday, 18 August 2010, 5:37 p.m.]


Dharamshala:
His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Special Envoy Kasur Lodi Gyari met a
senior State Department official in Washington, DC and discussed issues
related to Tibetan refugees.The meeting with Mr Eric Schwartz,
Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration,
took place at the Foggy Bottom headquarters of the State Department on
Wednesday, reported the Press Trust of India.”My brief
is refugees, among other humanitarian issues. The United States
Government, provides considerable support and assistance through
international organisations. “For Tibetan refugees, whose
circumstances in the region are increasingly difficult. I expect that
that issue will occupy much of our discussion,” Mr Schwartz told
reporters before the meeting.He said this was not a first such meeting, and US officials have been meeting Mr Gyari time and again.

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