Wellington : Following her successful visit to Australia, Kalon Norzin Dolma of Department of Information and International Relations, CTA arrived in Wellington, New Zealand on 19 November 2023.
Kalon was warmly received at the airport by Robin Greenberg , a member of Wellington chapter of Friends of Tibet(FoT).
Kalon Norzin Dolma then went to meet the members of the Wellington based FoT and thanked them for their long standing support to the Tibetan movement. She informed them of the critical situation in Tibet, where culture genocide is going on through the sinicisation of Tibetan buddhism and boarding school. She also briefed them about the policy of Middle Way Approach of CTA for resolving the Sino Tibet Conflict. The meeting also had productive discussion on some future activities.
Later in the evening, Kalon was invited for a dinner reception hosted in her honour by organisers of Asia Pacific Security Innovation Summit.
On 20 November, Kalon Norzin Dolma will be participating as one of speakers on “Soft Power Statecraft” at the Annual Summit of Asia Pacific Security Innovation (ASPI) Forum, leading New Zealand think tank in strategic partnership and cooperation in International Relations.
Kalon will also be meeting the members New Zealand Tibetan Community and Tibet supporters at Mount Eden Memorial Hall in Auckland on 21 November .
Kalon Norzin Dolma is accompanied by Representative Karma Singey of Office of Tibet, Canberra. Kalon will return to India from Auckland, New Zealand on 22 November.
–Reported by OOT, Canberra