Washington DC: Sikyong Penpa Tsering of the Central Tibetan Administration landed in Washington DC on 1 February 2023 following his successful engagements in London. Upon his arrival, Representative Dr Namgyal Choedup of the Office of Tibet, Interim President Bhuchung Tsering from the International Campaign for Tibet, and board members of the Capital Area Tibetan Association received Sikyong at the Airport.
As part of his first-day engagement, accompanied by interim Secretary Tenzin Legdup of the Finance Department and Representative Namgyal Choedup, Sikyong paid a courtesy visit to US Special Coordinator for Tibet Under Secretary Uzra Zeya and Senior Director for Democracy and Human Rights at the National Security Council, Rob Berschinski. Prior to that, Sikyong met with the Representative and staff of the Office of Tibet in DC and the interim President and Vice President of the International Campaign for Tibet to discuss the Tibetan advocacy campaign.
-Report filed by OoT, Washington DC