Dharamshala: Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay and Health Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk were honoured with ‘Tsenpo Chagje Gold Medal’ and ‘Appreciation Award’ respectively by Dokham Yushu Welfare Society today at Kashag Secretariat.
The Dokham Yushu Society is the first Tibetan organisation to present a recognition award for CTA leadership at its headquarters in Dharamshala.
Nine representatives of Dokham Yushu Welfare Society have visited Dharamshala to personally present the honours to Sikyong and Kalon. The members will also present a gratitude award to His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Kalon Sonam Topgyal Khorlatsang, Department of Home, Kalon Dr Pema Yangchen, Department of Education and Kalon Phagpa Tsering Labrang, Department of Security accompanied Sikyong and Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk for a brief meeting with the members of Dokham Yushu Society.
Dokham Yushu Welfare Society is a Tibetan NGO dedicated towards serving the welfare of Tibetans inside Tibet and exile. The organisation has members representing six counties of Yushu Tibet Autonomous Prefecture (Tibetan: Kyigudo), Qinghai Province and many in exile.
Secertary Ngawang Lodoe, Dokham Yushu Welfare Society speaking at the award ceremony at Kashag Secretariat, 1 October 2019. Photo/Tenzin Phende/CTA
Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk, Department of Health, CTA speaking at the award ceremony. Photo/Tenzin Phende/CTA
Ven Lobsang Choejey, President of Dokham Yushu Welfare Society presents the ‘Tsenpo Chagje Gold Medal’ to Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay. Photo/Tenzin Phende/CTA