Spain: After completing his visit to Holland, Finance Kalon, Karma Yeshi arrived in Barcelona on 17 July 2018. He was received at the airport by the Member of Tibetan Parliament in Exile based in Barcelona, Geshe Thupten Wangchen and the President of Tibetan Association of Spain, Dawa.
Kalon Karma Yeshi met with the Tibetan people living in Spain and listened to and resolved their problem concerning the Tibetan Green book collection (Voluntary contribution to the Tibetan Freedom Movement)
In the evening of the second day of his visit, Finance Kalon held a public meeting with the Tibetan people based in Barcelona. The President of the Tibetan Association briefed him up on the activities and achievements of the association. Lauding the sincere efforts of Association, Kalon Karma Yeshi addressed the gathering and reminded them of the great advice of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, especially his recent birthday message. He explained in detail, the duties of the Tibetan people as mentioned in the Tibetan Charter. He also informed them about the important policies and activities of the Central Tibetan Administration, particularly the 5/50 vision. He further said that the preservation of Tibetan language has a political significance and so everyone must take responsibility in this regard. His talk was followed by the public address by the Member of Tibetan Parliament in exile for Europe, Geshe Thupten Wangchen. There was Q&A session thereafter. After the meeting, Kalon and his staff, the head of the Green Book section of the Finance Department, Kalsang Chodon dealt with the Green Book related work until 9.30 pm. They flew back to India the next day. They were accompanied by the staff of the Brussel based Tibet Office, Tenzin Lekshey, throughout their trip.
-Report filed by OoT, Brussel-