DHARAMSHALA: Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama left Dharamshala for a one-day visit to Jammu & Kashmir.
On 18 March, His Holiness will address the first convocation of the Central University of Jammu (CUJ).
“Nobel laureate and the 14th Dalai Lama would be the chief guest at the convocation, during which PhD degrees, PG degrees, gold medals and merit certificates would be conferred on the candidates who had successfully completed their study programmes till the year 2017,” CUJ Registrar Ravi Kumar said.
After Jammu, His Holiness will visit Sarnath for two days and return to Dharamshala on 21 March.
The Tibetan spiritual leader last visited Jammu & Kashmir in July 2012, during which he paid obeisance at religious places of different faiths in the city and visited the mausoleum of Shiekh Mohammad Abdullah, the founder of the National Conference and the grandfather of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.