October 9, 2018
Published By Tenzin Saldon

His Holiness the Dalai Lama enjoying a light moment with Élisabeth Toutut-Picard and her husband during the audience held in September 2018. Photo/Olivier Adams

Paris: The 15th Tibet Study Group at French National Assembly was formally reconstituted on 6 October with 17 parliamentarians from four different parties.
The Study Group is led by Madam Élisabeth Toutut-Picard from La Répuliaque en March as President. Although she is a new deputy, she has visited Tibetan communities and held meetings with President of CTA Dr Lobsang Sangay in January 2018 and the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile in November 2017.

Ms Toutut-Picard has been at the forefront of newly elected French National Assembly. She hosted in her personal capacity in the National Assembly the recent birthday celebration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. At the event, she also met Kalon Karma Yeshi, Department of Finance, CTA.

In September this year, she received an audience with His Holiness the Dalai Lama at Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Member Parties include 8 Member of Parliament from La République en Marche Party (French President Party), 6 Member of Parliament from Les Républicains Party, 1 Member of Parliament from Movement Démocrate et apparentés and2 Member of Parliament from Union Démocrate et Independent.
Click here to view the composition of the Study Group.
-Filed by Bureau du Tibet, Paris



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