TAIPEI: Mr Tsering Dhundup, Kalon for the Department of Finance of the Central Tibetan Administration, successfully concluded his five-day visit to Taiwan yesterday.
On 7 March, Kalon Tsering Dhundup visited the Office of Tibet and was briefed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Representative Mr Dawa Tsering on the daily activities of Tibet Religious Foundation of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Later in the afternoon, he met with the officials of Gangchong publication which has published many books on Tibet in Chinese since its inception in 2010.
On 8 March, he gave a talk on a wide-range of Tibet related issues, including the self-immolations by Tibetans, at an event jointly organised by Ms Hsiao Bi-Khim, a member of Parliament, and the Office of Tibet. He later met with a group of Blue Book contributers and thanked Taiwan for having the largest number of people supporting the Tibetan cause through the initiative. He also met with Tibet Support Groups and NGOs and expressed gratitute to the Taiwanese people for their support.
On 10 March, Kalon Tsering Dhundup attended the 54th Tibetan National Uprising Day in Taipei. He read out the statement of Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay on the occasion, emphasising the firm resolve of Tibetans to non-violence and the Middle-Way policy to resolve the problem of Tibet. Representative Dawa Tsering read out the statement in Chinese. Kalon Tsering Dhondup later addressed the Tibetan community in Taiwan about the Kashag’s policies and its firm commitment to pursue the Middle Way Policy towards resolving the issue of Tibet.
On 11 March, he visited four Tibetan Buddhist centers in Taipei City.