Dharamsala: As per the recent Tibetan Parliamentary delegation’s departure to the European countries to meet its parliamentarians and seek support for the Tibet’s cause, the member has reached the capital of Belgium, Brussel on Nov 21.
The delegation engaged in questions and answer session with a media personnel of Le Soir (The Evening), a daily newspaper in Belgium on the issues pertaining to the urgent situations inside Tibet, in particular the Central Tibetan Administration of exiled Tibetan community the next day.
The delegation also met with the Special Envoy of European Union’s Freedom to Religion/Belief and discussed in length about the critical situation inside Tibet, highlighting the deteriorating rights and freedom of religion and belief. They also answered the numerous questions posed. Thereafter, chaired by a member of European Parliament, four members of Tibet Interest Group and eleven representatives of the members of European parliamentarians also partook in the discussion on the pressing Tibet-related issues with the delegation.
Later in the evening, Representative Tashi Phuntsok and the staffs of Office of Tibet, Belgium and members of Tibet Interest Group (TIG), International Campaign for Tibet (ICT), Tibetan community of Belgium, Tibetan Women Association (TWA) as well as the respective Chairmen of the Regional Tibet Provinces met together for a cocktail reception, organized by ICT.
On 23 Nov, the delegation testified to the critical and urgent situations inside Tibet in the European Parliament and later, engaged in active discussion. They assured the delegation of establishing Tibet support groups.
The next day, they visited and paid respect to the Tibetan Centre Yeunten Ling in Huy nearby Liege (Belgium), the constant facilitator of every support to the Tibetan community and thereafter, they left for Holland.