Representative Meeting and International Diplomatic Advocacy Training Underway (Updated)

DHARAMSHALA: The annual meeting of Representatives cum International Diplomatic Advocacy Training, organised by the Department of Information and International Relations (DIIR) is underway at the Lhakpa Tsering memorial hall here.

The meeting will be presided over by Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay, Kalon Dicki Chhoyang and the two Secretaries, Mr Tashi Phuntsok and Mr. Ngodup Dorjee, of Department of Information and International Relations.

Representatives participating in the training include Mr. Kalsang Gyaltsen, Special Representative to EU, Kasur Tempa Tsering (New Delhi), Mr. Kaydor Aukatsang (US), Mr. Tamdin Dorjee (Nepal), Mr. Tseten Samdup (Swiss), Mr. Lhakpa Tshoko (Japan), Mr. Thubten Samdup (England), Dagpo Sonam Norbu (Australia), Mr. Ngodup Dorjee (Brussels), Mr. Ngawang Rabgyal (Russia), Mr. Dawa Tsering (Taiwan), Mr. Tsewang Phuntso (Liaison Officer for Latin America) and Joint Secretary Tsering Dhondup , Secretary of Bureau Du Tibet.

Mr. Lungtok and Ms. Nangsa Choedon, who are slated to take charge as the new Representatives of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Japan and South Africa respectively, are also taking part in the meeting.

The four-day meeting will conclude on 25 April 2014.