Head of Tibetan Govt in exile calls on CM


Gangtok, 22 Feb: The Sikyong [President] of the Central Tibet Administration, Dharamsala, Dr Lopsang

Sangay called on Chief Minister, PS Tamang at his official residence at Mintokgang today, a press

release from the Chief Minister’s Office informs. In the course of the meeting, they discussed the need to preserve and conserve traditional practices, knowledge and history. The Chief Minister recalled his visit to Dharamsala where he had mentioned the initiative to send the cultural team to learn Tibetan performing arts and culture. He also emphasized the importance of documenting oral history for its preservation and also to educate the younger generation. Dr Lopsang Sangay informed the Chief Minister about the proposed Nalanda University at Bodh Gaya, Bihar. He added that the Government of Bihar has donated 60-acre land for the same purpose and will be based on the ancient University.

The Chief Minister thanked him for his visit and applauded the work done during his tenure which concludes in May 2021 and wished him success in his future endeavours. Likewise, Dr Lopsang also expressed his gratitude for the hospitality accorded to him and his entourage.