Published By Tenzin Saldon

November 9th 2016

Osaka, Japan, 10 November 2016 – In a congratulatory letter sent yesterday to U.S. President-elect Donald J. Trump, His Holiness the Dalai Lama expressed his long-time admiration for the U.S. as the champion of democracy, freedom and the rule of law. He stated that the world places great hope in the democratic vision and leadership of the U.S.

He also added that he and the Tibetan people have been honored to have received the support of respective U.S. Presidents, as well as the American people, in their endeavors to protect and preserve their ancient Buddhist culture—a culture of peace, non-violence and compassion.

He offered prayers and good wishes that the President-elect may be successful in meeting the many challenges that lie ahead.

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