Sikkim : In continuation with the ongoing Tibet advocacy program by the Tibetan parliamentary delegation in the state of Sikkim, the delegation consisting of Parliamentarians Mr. Dawa Phunkyi, Mr. Tsewang Tashi Bhara, Mr. Lobsang Choejor, and Mr. Sonam Norbu Ratsa has called upon several personages of the state to advocate and seek support for the cause and the issues of Tibet.
On Oct 5, the delegation called upon Sh. Kedar Nath Rai, Speaker of Sikkim Legislative Assembly, Sh. Sonam Gyatso Lepcha, Deputy Speaker of Sikkim Legislative Assembly, Sh. Ugen T. Gyatso, Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Sh. Narendra Kumar Subba, Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Sh.R.S.Basnet, Principal Secretary, Sh. Alok Kumar Srivasatav, Chief Secretary of Sikkim and Tsechog Ling Rinpoche, Secretary of Public Service Commission, Sikkim.
Upon meeting with the respective dignitaries, the delegation discussed constructively on the future prospect of Tibet and provision of requisite assistance and support to the local Tibetan residents of the state. The dignitaries also assured the delegation on the process of the implementation of Tibetan Rehabilitation Policy- 2014 and affirmed to continue to render their wholehearted support to the Tibetans to attain their autonomy.
The six days Tibet advocacy program in the state of Sikkim, thereby, concluded successfully.
The respective members of Tibetan parliamentary delegation are scheduled to return to their respective places from Delhi via Bagdora in the afternoon of Oct 10.