Geneva: President of the Central Tibetan Administration Dr Lobsang Sangay arrived in Vienna, Austria today to a warm welcome by the Tibetan Community of Austria. Representative Chhimey Rigzen and Sonam Therchin from the Tibet Bureau Geneva, President of the Tibetan community in Austria Tsering Namgyal with the Executive Members and President of the Tibet Support Group “Save Tibet” Kathrin Muller with her colleagues and members from Tibetan community in Austria were present at the airport to receive President Dr Sangay.
President Dr Lobsang Sangay begins his three-day tour of Vienna and Innsbruck in Austria with several important engagements to strengthen the support for Tibet in Austria. Later in the day, President Sangay will be interviewed by several newspapers including Der Standard, one of the leading daily newspapers in Austria which is particularly popular amongst educated population and Kurier another leading daily newspaper of Austria. He will also be meeting with Tibet Support Groups and religious groups/centers including the executive members of Gelug Zentrum in Austria.
The Tibetan Community of Austria has also organized a welcome reception in the evening to honour President Sangay for his dedication and service to the cause of Tibet.
Following a series of meetings in Vienna, President Sangay will depart to Innsbruck tomorrow evening for the opening ceremony of EURAC Winter School on Federalism & Governance 2020, Innsbruck where he will deliver the keynote address. President Sangay will leave to Washington DC on 18 February 2020 to continue leading the advocacy work for Tibet there.
-Filed by Tibet Bureau Geneva