Washington DC: President of the Central Tibetan Administration Dr. Lobsang Sangay arrived in Washington DC for a series of imperative meetings this week. Representative Ngodup Tsering, Secretary Tashi Dhondup, and Kelsang Dolma were at the airport to greet Sikyong and Sonam Wangdak. Dr. Sangay’s goal is to meet as many important members at the Senate, House of Representatives, State Department, and various NGOs.Dr. Sangay’s first meeting was with Pema Tulotsang, a member of the National Endowment for Democracy. The two discussed ways to which the visions of the Central Tibetan Administration could be elevated through future events and collaboration with the NGO.
Later in the evening, President Sangay met with Ambassador Samuel Brownback, the ambassador for international religious freedom. Ambassador Brownback visited Dharamsala in the past fall to meet with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and he has been a strong advocate for Tibetan religious freedom. Ambassador Brownback praised the Central Tibetan Administration’s values.
-Filed by OOT, Washington D.C