November 2, 2014
   Posted in News Flash
Published By Tashi
Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay arrives in Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim in northeastern India, on 1 November 2014/Photo/Namgyal Tsewang

Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay arrives in Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim in northeastern India, on 1 November 2014/Photo/Namgyal Tsewang

GANGTOK: Tibetan political leader (Sikyong) Dr. Lobsang Sangay arrived in the north-eastern Indian state of Sikkim on Saturday on a five-day visit to the Tibetan settlements. Sikyong will address the general public and schoolchildren about the Kashag’s policies during his visit.

The Tibetan settlement officer and other dignitaries received Sikyong on his arrival at the airport in Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. The general public welcomed Sikyong at a reception at Hotel Tibet. Sikyong left Gangtok for Tibetan settlement in Ravangla in the evening. He is scheduled to visit the Tibetan school, monasteries and address the general public in Ravangla on Sunday.

With the current visit, Sikyong has visited all the Tibetan settlements in India and, most of the major Tibetan communities in Europe and north America since he took over the political authority from His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 2011.

Members of the Tibetan community welcome Sikyong on his arrival in Sikkim on 1 November 2014

Members of the Tibetan community welcome Sikyong on his arrival in Sikkim on 1 November 2014

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