Dharamshala: Mr Tsering Topgyal Lhakhang has been appointed as the new Secretary General(Acting) of the Tibetan Parliamentary Secretariat, the Parliamentary Secretariat said yesterday.
Mr Tsering Topgyal formally took charge as the new Secretary from the outgoing Secretary Mr Topgyal in a traditional handing over ceremony held on Sunday, 12 March.
On 1 March, former Parliamentary Secretary Mr Topgyal formally retired from Tibetan civil service, after having dedicated more than forty years in the Central Tibetan Administration. Mr Togyal has served as Secretary General of the Tibetan Parliamentary Secretariat for over six years, from August 2010 to 1 March 2017. During his long and accomplished career, Mr Topgyal has undertaken various prominent roles in the Central Tibetan Administration including as member of Central Election Commission during 9th ATPD, member of the Constitution Redrafting Committee from 1991 – 1994, Settlement Officer of Bandhara Tibetan Settlement, and has contributed 11 years service in the Cabinet Secretariat.