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His Holiness the Dalai Lama Offers Condolences on the Demise of Australian Senator Kimberley Kitching

Australian Senator Kimberley Kitching, 1970 – 2022.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama has offered his profound condolences on the demise of Australian Senator Kimberley Kitching. Senator Kitching has passed away on 10 March 2022 at the age of 52. She was a noted supporter of the Tibetan people’s freedom struggle in the Australian Parliament.

In his condolence letter addressed to Senator Kitching’s husband Andrew Landeryou on 12 March, His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote:

“I was saddened to learn about the sudden passing of your wife and our good friend Senator Kimberley J E Kitching. I pray for her and offer my condolences to you and other members of the family.”

“Senator Kitching was a steadfast supporter and a friend of the Tibetan people. As you know, I had the opportunity to meet her when she visited Dharamshala in 2017 with a delegation of Australian Parliamentarians.”