Delhi, India, 13 November 2015 – Writing to fellow Nobel Peace Laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi to congratulate her on her party’s remarkable victory in the general elections in Myanmar, His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote:
“It is a reflection of the people’s confidence that you will be able to help them fulfill their hopes and aspirations.
“These elections are a historic milestone for Myanmar. There is immense goodwill and worldwide support for this flowering of democracy in Myanmar. I am confident that all interested parties will make the most of this opportunity in a spirit of peace and reconciliation.”
His Holiness ended by expressing appreciation of Aung San Suu Kyi’s friendship, wishing her good health and the strength in meeting the many challenges that lie ahead in securing the development of Myanmar and the flourishing of its people.