DHARAMSHALA: Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay today congratulated former House Speaker Ms Nancy Pelosi for being re-elected as the Democratic Leader in the US House of Representatives.
“I, on behalf of the Central Tibetan Administration heartily congratulate you on being re-elected as the Democratic leader in the US House of Representatives,” Sikyong said.
“Your re-election to the crucial post of democratic leader is a reflection of your leadership, integrity and the sharp relevance of your voice as a champion of American ideals,” he added.
“I am also grateful to you for being a true friend of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan people.”
“The Tibetan people remain indebted to you for your consistent efforts to steer the conscience of the world by raising your voice and lending your pivotal support to the cause of Tibet.”
“We hope that the bond of our friendship grows deeper and stronger,” Sikyong said, expressing his fervent greetings on her new term as the Democratic leader.
Ms Nancy Pelosi, a staunch supporter of the Tibet cause and a fierce advocate of peace and non-violence, was re-elected as the leader of the Democratic Party in the US House of representatives on 1 December with 134 votes.
With this re-election, she continues her 14-year leadership of the Democrats in the lower chamber of the US Congress.