Dharamshala: The elected members of the 17th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile were sworn in today in accordance with the charter of Tibetan exiles at a ceremony held at the Tibetan Parliamentary secretariat. Sikyong Penpa Tsering of the Central Tibetan Administration attended the swearing in ceremony.
Earlier in the morning, Chief Justice Commissioner Sonam Norbu Dagpo administered the oath of office to the pro tem speaker Dawa Tsering at the Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission. The swearing-in of the pro tem speaker was attended by Justice Commissioners Karma Dadul and Tenzin Lungtok of Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission (TSJC).
After the swearing-in of the pro tem speaker, the oath taking ceremony for the remaining 44 elected-members of the 17th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile was held at the Tibetan parliamentary secretariat. The pro tem speaker administered the oath to the 44 elected members of the 17th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile.