Dharamshala — His Holiness the Dalai Lama congratulates Chris Luxon on becoming the new Prime Minister of New Zealand and His Holiness wrote," your commitment to New Zealand’s nuclear-free policy is a message that other countries need to hear and to emulate. Eventual disarmament is the only way to make this world a better place for us all".
His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote to Christopher Mark Luxon, Prime Minister-elect of New Zealand, on October 15, 2023 to congratulate him on his party's victory in the recent national election. His Holiness wished the Prime Minister-Elect every success in meeting the challenges that lie ahead in fulfilling the needs and aspirations of the people of New Zealand.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote, " Today, the world is passing through very trying times, even as there is a growing sense of the interdependence and oneness of humanity across the world. Therefore, I am optimistic that through collective efforts things will change for the better in the long run".
The Nobel laureate wrote," Your country has the potential to play an important role in promoting global security and peace. In this connection, your commitment to New Zealand’s nuclear-free policy is a message that other countries need to hear and to emulate. Eventual disarmament is the only way to make this world a better place for us all".
The spiritual leader of Tibet wrote, " It has been a great privilege for me to have been able to visit your beautiful country several times over the years. During these visits, people from across the entire social spectrum have shown interest and support for my efforts to promote basic human values such as compassion, forgiveness, tolerance, contentment and self-discipline, as well as fostering inter-religious harmony. I have been deeply encouraged by their enthusiasm and friendship".
Christopher Mark Luxon is a New Zealand politician and he has been Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the New Zealand National Party since 2021. He has been the Member of Parliament for the electorate of Botany since the 2020 general election.