Dharamshala: President Dr Lobsang Sangay extended his congratulations to Australian Prime Minister Hon Scott Morrison on his Liberal Coalition party’s remarkable victory in the general elections this Saturday.
The final result of the election may not be known for some hours, but with more than 70% of votes counted Prime Minister Morrison’s Liberal-National Coalition party has won ahead with 74 seats with the opposition Labor party on just 66 seats. PM Morrison will continue to hold the office he assumed in August 2018.
“I, on behalf of the Central Tibetan Administration, heartily congratulate you on your party, the Liberal-National Coalition’s remarkable victory in the Australian general elections and particularly on your excellency’s singlehanded leadership in securing one of the most impressive victories for the Liberal party in the recent history of Australian elections,” President Dr Sangay said in his congratulatory remarks.
“I would like to take this opportunity to express our profound gratitude to the people and government of Australia for your exemplary support in hosting over 2300 Tibetans out of which over a thousand are former Tibetan political prisoners.”
President Sangay concluded by thanking the Australian government for supporting the resolution of the issue of Tibet through dialogue and hoped that new leadership will continue Australia’s longstanding support for CTA’s Middle Way Approach and vocally express it.