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Dharamshala, 6 May: - Tethong Tenzin Wangpo has sworn-in as a member of the 15th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile from Europe at a brief swearing-in ceremony.

Wangpo was assigned as a member of parliament as per article 57 (2) of the Tibetan Charter, following Ms. Chungdak Koren's resignation on health grounds. The oath of office was administered by Speaker Penpa Tsering of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, held at the Parliament House.

Tethong Tenzin Wangpo is a Tibetan activist based in Switzerland. He has a master's degree in History and Law, as well as, Economic and Social History from the University of Zurich. He has worked for various organisations across Switzerland including acting as senior consultant for Campaign forum Ltds; as well as being a party secretary and spokesperson for the Green Party of Canton, Zürich.

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