Parliamentarians Pema Chagzoetsang and Tsewang Rigzin Attends the 18th North America Tibetan Association (NATA) Conference

Parliamentarians Pema Chagzoetsang and Tsewang Rigzin Attends the 18th North America Tibetan Association (NATA) Conference

Dharamsala: Parliamentarians Pema Chagzoetsang and Tsewang Rigzin attended and addressed the 18th North America Tibetan Association (NATA) conference, which was held from August 31- September 2, 2019 at Deshe Phuntsogling Hall, North California.

In the inaugural ceremony, Parliamentarians on behalf of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile paid reverence to His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and greeted all the guests.

Parliamentarian Pema Chagzoetsang in her address thanked and appreciated organizers of the conference, Presidents and board members of the North America Tibetan Associations, who unequivocally fulfill His Holiness’ aspiration, serve community and Tibetan cause.

She further spoke about kindness of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, former CTA officials, and elders who worked hard for the present generation to be self-sufficient in every aspect. She urged all the Tibetans to preserve Tibetan culture, religion, Tibetan Identity, and Tibetan language.

The Parliamentarian highlighted kindnesses of His Holiness the Dalai Lama for Tibetans, viz. taking responsibility of whole Tibet at a young age of 16, putting all efforts on keeping Tibetan cause alive, bestowing democracy, empowering women, promoting gender equality, establishing Tibetan schools and communities, etc.

She requested Tibetan Associations to introduce His Holiness the Dalai Lama’ two new innovative ethical programs viz. Secular Ethics and Social, Emotional and Ethics Learning Program through Sunday schools, increase Tibet campaign and continue seeking international support for Tibetan cause.

While, Parliamentarian Tsewang Rigzin in his address spoke on Tibet issue and called on implementing advises of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. He emphasized on preserving Tibetan culture, religion, and language. The Parliamentarian also spoke on significance of the upcoming special general meeting on 2nd October 2019 and urged the public to participate in the meeting.

During the discussion, he spoke on changing policies of world and especially China. He further gave examples of Hongkong’s protest and the power of resistance.

The North American Tibetan Association (NATA) conference was a successful event where Parliamentarians Tsewang Rigzin and Pema Chagzoetsang took active participation in the discussion of resolutions over the three days of conference.