Dharamsala: A former member of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile and current member of Tibetan Task Force, Sonam Tsering Frasi has been appointed as the new Representative for Office of Tibet, London. He will take charge from 1 October 2018, a release from the Kashag secretariat said. He will take over from Representative Chonpel Tsering.
Mr Sonam Tsering Frasi was born in Rawang, Ngari, Tibet in 1954 and currently lives in London. After completing his degree in Commerce from St. Joseph’s College, Darjeeling, he earned a post graduation certificate in Education from London University. He further studied and qualified as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accounts in England and Wales. He has served the Tibetan community in Britain for 18 years as its honorary Treasurer and Chairman. In bringing the Tibetan issue on the international arena, he was involved in organising some major conferences such as The International Lawyers Conference in 1993 and Sino-Tibetan dialogue for finding common grounds in 1997. He was elected to the 13th ATPD and 14th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile. Mr Frasi is a current member of Tibetan Task Force on Negotiations.