The sixth day of the sixth session of the sixteenth Tibetan Parliament-in-exile

Dharamsala: Chaired by Speaker Ven. Khenpo Sonam Tenphel, the sixth day of the sixth session of 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile commenced at 9:30 in the morning.

Parliamentarian Mr. Lobsang Choejor presenting the starred question to the Kalon of Department of Home. (24.09.18/P.C:TPiE)
Home Kalon Mr. Sonam Topgyal Khorlatsang providing the requisite answers and clarifcation on the starred question. (24.09.18/P.C:TPiE)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

During the ‘Question Hour’, the first agenda for the day, Parliamentarian Mr. Lobsang Choejor posed the starred question to Home Kalon Mr. Sonam Topgyal Khorlatsang, to which he gave the requisite answers. He also answered the supplementary questions raised by the parliamentarians.

The session then moved to continue with the remaining question-answer proceeding on 2017-18 reports of Department of Education in the House and the supplementary questions on the 2017-18 report of Department of Home.

Kalon Phagpa Tsering Labrang presenting the précis 2017-18 report of the Department of Security. (24.09.18/P.C:TPiE)
Parliamentarian Mr. Karma Gelek presenting the reviewed report on DoS by the Standing Committee. (24.09.18/P.C:TPiE)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thereafter, following the third agenda of the day’s list of business, the précis 2017-18 report of the Department of Security was presented by Kalon Phagpa Tsering Labrang. Parliamentarian Mr. Karma Gelek then presented the questions and doubts as raised in the reviewed report on the same by the Standing Committee.

Parliamentarian Mr. Dhondup Tashi Tsaneytsang tables the motion for debate on DoS report. (24.09.18/P.C:TPiE)
Parliamentarian Mr. Karma Gelek supporting the motion for debate on DoS report. (24.09.18/P.C:TPiE)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parliamentarian Mr. Dhondup Tashi Tsaneytsang tabled the motion for debate on the aforementioned reports and Parliamentarian Mr. Karma Gelek supported the same.

During the debate and discussion round in the House, parliamentarians thanked both the central and state government of India as well as the Department of Security, CTA, for their unwavering and immaculate provision of safety and security measures for His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.

They also commended the concerned department of Central Tibetan Administration and Tibetan Reception Centre under its jurisdiction for the facilitation with requisite assistance and accordance of due reception to the former political prisoners and newly-arrived Tibetans from Tibet respectively as well as on the overall activities of the concerned department. They raised questions regarding Registration Certificate (R.C) and Identity Certificate (I.C) while also voicing their request to make His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s schedule less rigorous.

Kalon Phaga Tsering Labrang provided the requisite answers and clarification to each and every question raised by the parliamentarians, while also acknowledging the suggestion and requests made by them.

19 parliamentarians participated in the debate and discussion on the 2017-18 report of the aforementioned Department.

Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay present 2017-18 report of Department of Information and International Relations. (24.09.18/P.C:TPiE)
Parliamentarian Ven. Geshe Monlam Tharchin presents the reviewed report on DIIR by the Standing Committee. (24.09.18/P.C:TPiE)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subsequently, with the conclusion of debate and discussion over the 2017-18 report of Department of Security, Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay presented the précis 2017-18 report of Department of Information and International Relations and Parliamentarian Ven. Geshe Monlam Tharchin presented the questions and doubts rasied in the reviewed report on the same by the Standing Committee.

Parliamentarian Mrs. Dolma Tsering tables the motion for debate on the DIIR 2017-18 report. (24.09.18/P.C:TPiE)
Parliamentarian Ven. Lopon Thupten Gyaltsen supporting the motion for debate on the 2017-18 report of DIIR. (24.09.18/P.C:TPiE)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parliamentarian Mrs. Dolma Tsering tabled the motion for debate on the aforementioned reports and Parliamentarian Ven. Lopon Thupten Gyaltsen supported the same.

Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay provided the answer and clarifications to the questions and doubts raised in the reviewed report by the Standing Committee. This particular agenda shall be continued in the next sitting as the session adjourned at 5 pm till 9:30 am of the next morning.