His Holiness to Rest, to Call On New Indian Premier and Mrs. Sonia Gandhi
Dharamsala, 3 July: His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s scheduled trip to Barcelona has been cancelled on advice from his doctors in Delhi. His Holiness has had active and exhaustive engagements for the last two months.
“As a result of a persistent cough developed on account of an exhausting and hectic schedule, His Holiness the Dalai Lama has been advised by the doctors of Indraprastha Appollo Hospital to take complete rest for at least two weeks”, said a press release issued today by the Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
His Holiness’ general health is otherwise in excellent condition, the release further said.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama will call on Dr. Manmohan Singh, India’s 13th Prime Minister and leader of the UPA government (United Progressive Alliance) and Mrs. Sonia Gandhi, the president of the Congress party, later today.
His Holiness returns to Dharamsala tomorrow.