Dharamshala: The Kashag [Eng: Cabinet] of Central Tibetan Administration led by officiating President Kalon Ven Karma Gelek Yuthok, received the Honourable Governor of Himachal Pradesh, Shri Bandaru Dattatreya here at the Kashag Secretariat this morning.
Officiating President Kalon Ven Karma Gelek Yuthok, Kalon Sonam Topgyal Khorlatsang, Department of Home, Kalon Karma Yeshi, Department of Finance, Kalon Phagpa Tsering Labrang, Department of Security, Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk, Department of Health, Kashag Secretary Tsegyal Chukya Dranyi, Chief Representative of Tibetans in Shimla Tenzin Norbu and Dharamshala Settlement Officer greeted the Hon Governor as he arrived at the CTA headquarters.
At the occasion, Kalon Ven Karma Gelek Yuthok, Department of Religion and Culture honoured and felicitated the honourable Governor and his delegates comprising of Shri Raju, HPS, ADC to Governor, Sri Sarath Babu, relative of Hon Governor, Shri Des Raj Bhatia, Comptroller to Governor, Sri Jayant Sharma, Press Secretary to Governor, Shri Dalip Kumar, PSO and few others from the Shimla government.
The council of Kalons thoroughly apprised the Honourable Governor on the CTA’s robust administration and governance of more than a lakh Tibetans across India, Nepal and Bhutan and the unparalleled support extended by the Government of India and the Himachal Pradesh government towards the Central Tibetan Administration and Tibetan people.
The Hon Governor spoke about the enriching conversations he had with His Holiness the Dalai Lama earlier in the morning.
The Governor also made keen enquiries on the welfare and development of Tibetan communities across India, particularly on the major institutions of Tibetan Buddhist study in North and South India.
Speaking exclusively to Tibet News Bureau, Honourable Bandaru Dattatreya expressed his best wishes to Tibetans all over India and assured them full support in “improvement of lives, education, and all other necessary support”.
“Tibetans are very entrepreneur people. Tibetans are particularly in good numbers in Himachal Pradesh. We will definitely do the best in supporting the improvement, education and all the necessary assistance that is required,” the Hon Governor said.
Governor Dattatreya will be visiting the Tibetan Parliamentary Secretariat and meet the Speaker and Deputy Speaker.