Dharamshala: Extending solidarity and support with the commendable efforts of the Kangra DC Office in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, the CTA led by President Dr Lobsang Sangay on Saturday contributed Rs 3 lakh towards the District COVID-19 relief fund, and encouraged Tibetans to extend their support through voluntary contributions.
In his letter to Deputy Commissioner Rakesh Kumar Prajapati, President Dr Lobsang Sangay said: “As effectively as you have managed to contain the spread of the disease in the district, you have also ensured the continued provision of essential household and pharmaceutical goods for the general public while implementing a strict curfew.”
“As a token of our support and solidarity, the Central Tibetan Administration would like to contribute Rs 3 lakh towards the District COVID-19 Relief Fund. We will continue to cooperate to your ongoing efforts.”
He also thanked the DC for all the support extended towards the Tibetan community in this crisis, especially for providing guidance from time to time in dealing with the virus.
“On behalf of the Tibetan community in Dharamshala, I once again extend my heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to you and your team for the excellent work,” the President concluded.
The letter and the cheque were personally handed to the Deputy Commissioner by DIIR Secretary Tsewang Gyalpo Arya, Dharamshala Settlement Officer Kunga Tsering and Head of Security Branch Office, Tenzin Kalsang.
Shri Rakesh Kumar Prajapati acknowledged the letter and the donation with thanks. He appreciated and thanked CTA for this gesture of solidarity and said the Tibetan community has been very cooperative in this pandemic situation.
The CTA delegates also met SDM Dr Harish Gajju and thanked him for all the support, and assured CTA’s full cooperation in dealing with the COVID-19 situation.