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His Holiness the Dalai Lama Receives Archbishop Desmond Tutu at Dharamshala

Tibet.net DHARAMSHALA: His Holiness the Dalai Lama received fellow Nobel Peace laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu at Kangra airport yesterday who is on a seven-day visit to collaborate a book titled ‘Book of Joy’.

Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay, the democratically elected political leader of the Tibetan people had also arrived at the airport to welcome the Archbishop.

Speaking to media at the airport, His Holiness the Dalai Lama hailed the Archbishop as ‘genuine good human being’ and expressed happiness over the latter’s visit.

“I am so thrilled to be with my dear friend, often things and people try to keep us apart but the love that we have for each other and the goodness of god’s universe ensures that we will meet.” Archbishop Tutu said.

He further denounced the current South African government for denying visa to His Holiness the Dalai Lama and also expressed amazement over China’s government apparent deep sense of insecurity over His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

This is Archbishop’s second visit to Dharamshala.

971His Holiness the Dalai Lama together with Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his daughter Mpho on 18 April 2015.