August 24, 2012
   Posted in Featured Flash News, News Flash
Published By Tashi

Kalon Dicki Chhoyang, centre, joined by South African MPs during her press briefing in Cape Town on 22 August 2012

NEW DELHI: Kalon Dicki Chhoyang, responsible for the Department of Information and International Relations, concluded her visit to South Africa on 22 August with a press briefing on the current situation inside Tibet which was broadcast on nationwide South African public broadcasting network.  

During her stay in the country, she met with members of parliament, different levels of government as well as members of the community. Throughout her meetings, Kalon Chhoyang reiterated the urgency of the current situation in Tibet and the Tibetan people’s hope that the South Africans, through their first-hand experience with apartheid, will understand the importance of having the international community stand in solidarity with its peaceful struggle against Chinese oppression.

The Central Tibetan Administration maintains a permanent presence on the African continent through the Office of Tibet based in Pretoria.

(View full press statement)

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