Saturday, November 21, 2020

Tibetan govt-in-exile President Lobsong Sangay visits White House, creates history

Washington [US], Nov 21: Dr Lobsang Sangay, President of Tibetan government estranged abroad on Friday officially entered the United States White House, a notable accomplishment for the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA).

As indicated by a delivery from the workplace of Tibet in Washington, Dr Sangay turned into the principal Sikyong (President of CTA) to be officially welcomed into the US State Department to meet Assistant Secretary and Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues Robert Destro.

Throughout the previous sixty years, the head of CTA was denied passage to the US State Department and White House, as the US government doesn't perceive the Tibetan government estranged abroad. The Friday's visit adds up to an affirmation of both the popularity based arrangement of CTA and its political head.

Sangay was welcome to the US State Department without precedent for a very long time a month ago.

The CTA educated that Dr Sangay met with White House authorities, and preceding this gathering, he had met them in undisclosed gatherings and areas over multiple times in the previous a long time since he turned into the CTA's Sikyong in 2011.

"In spite of the fact that he approaches the finish of his term as the Sikyong of the Central Tibetan Administration, Dr. Sangay has enthusiastically upheld for the Tibetan Policy and Support Act of 2019," said the delivery.

Recently, Dr Sangay held a few virtual gatherings, through which he talked about Tibetan Policy and Support Act (TPSA) and different issues with the US Congressional-Executive Commission on China Chairman Jim McGovern and senior Senate Foreign Relations Committee staff members, both on the Republican and Democrat side.

Delegate Ngodup Tsering and Kelsang Dolma had likewise went with Dr Sangay on these gatherings.

In October, after Sangay was welcomed by the State Department, the Chinese government has requested that the US quit meddling in China's inner issues or subverting the turn of events and soundness of the nation's Tibet area.

Chinese Foreign Ministry representative Zhao Lijian told a day by day instructions in Beijing on Tuesday that Destro "abused the dedication and the arrangement position of the US side on not supporting Tibet's freedom and not recognizing this administration in a state of banishment". (ANI)

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