Cape Town: Mr Pema Jungney, Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament in exile delivered an in-depth presentation on the brutal occupation of Tibet by the Chinese Communist Party since the 1950s and the Governance system of Tibetan refugee community in exile at Scalabrini Center on the 14th February to more than 60 participants including five members of Parliament from Inkatha Freedom Party.
The talk was organized by the Scalabrini Center for Refugee and the African Committee for Tibet (ACT).
Hon Mr Narend Singh, the Chief Whip of the IFP spoke for a while why Tibet issue matters to his party which has been consistently supporting His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Human Rights in Tibet since for decades.
After the presentation by the Speaker Mr Peman Jungney which lasted about an hour, there was lively questions and answers session.
Speaker Mr Pema Jungney later had a meeting with Hon Ms Natasha Mazzone, a member of Parliament of Democratic Alliance Party and its Chief Whip in her Chamber at the Parliament Building followed by a meeting with members of the Tibet Support Group, Cape Town who hosted him a dinner in his honour.
Speaker Mr Peman Jungney and Representative Ngodup Dorjee expressed thanks and gratitude to Hon Natasha Mazzone for her support and the organizers of the seminar especially Mr Adam from the African Committee for Tibet.
-filed by Office of Tibet, South Africa