DHARAMSHALA: Speaker of Tibetan Parliament in Exile, Khenpo Sonam Tenphel today congratulated Donald Trump on his US presidential election victory.
“On behalf of Tibetans inside and outside Tibet, Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile heartily congratulate you and your party for your great victory in the race to the White House,” Speaker Khenpo Sonam Tenphel wrote in his congratulatory letter.
“Your Excellency, Tibetans living under the Chinese rule and Tibetans across the free world are eternally grateful to the people and the government of the United States of America, irrespective of their party affiliations, who have consistently rendered deep interest and support for the Tibetan issue and have maintained cordial relationship with Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama. We hope it will be continued under your leadership as well,” he added.
He concludes, “I hope and pray that your courage and wisdom will guide the United States to peace and prosperity.”
Donald John Trump, 70, was on Wednesday elected the new US President, defeating Democrat Hillary Clinton.