Washington, D.C — "The rightful 11th Panchen Lama of Tibet, Kunzik Gedhun Choekyi Nyima must be released and enthroned at his seat at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery in Tibet," President Dr Lobsang Sangay said while commemorating the 30th birthday of the 11th Panchen Lama, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, who has not appeared in public since he was reportedly abducted two decades ago by the Chinese government at age six.
Dharamshala, India — President of the Central Tibetan administration (CTA) Dr Lobsang Sangay has called His Eminence Sakya Trichen Rinpoche's efforts in preserving the Tibetan culture as an "exemplary" while praising him for “consistently supported His Holiness the Dalai Lama in all his endeavours and visions".
Dharamshala, India — President of the Central Tibetan Administration, Dr Lobsang Sangay has clarified on the Kashag’s "Five Fifty vision" during the seventh Parliamentary session of the 16th Tibetan Parliament in Exile, the Tibetan Cabinet (Kashag) has said. This is according to a statement issued by Office of Sikyong on Friday, March 29, 2019.
Dharamshala, India — To mark the 60th anniversary of the Tibetan national uprising day, President Dr Lobsang Sangay officially declares 2019 as the “Year of Commitment", to ensure that Tibet’s freedom struggle marches forward. He said, "I want to call upon freedom-loving people of the world to commit to end oppression in Tibet and to commit to fight against impunity."
Dharamshala, India — In a press release in Dharamshala, India ahead of his visit to South Africa, president of the Tibetan government in-Exile, Dr Lobsang Sangay said: “I am delighted and deeply honoured to be in South Africa again, the country that inspires six million Tibetans to continue their non-violent fight for human rights, democracy and freedom.”