Dharamshala: - The Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile expressed deep sadness at the passing away of Mrs Irmtraut Wäger, a long term Tibet support who dedicated her life to the education and well being of poor and needy Tibetans.
Mrs Imtraut Wäger of Deutsche Tibethilfe e.V. ( German Aid to Tibetans), fondly called by Tibetans as Ama (mother) Wager la, breathed her last at the age of 95 in Munich on 2 Oct, according to media reports.
"We are deeply saddened by the demise of our very long and supportive friend. We sincerely express our condolence to the family members," Penpa Tsering the speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile said in his condolence message.
"Ama Wäger, the name given fondly by the Tibetans and the name which is on the mouth of every Tibetans from small children to the elder people, had dedicated her life to the well being of the poor and needy Tibetans. She was a true angel and a true friend of Tibetans," Tsering added.
"She blessed so many poor and needy Tibetans through her generous and kind hearted-ness support in their education and livelihood till her last breath. She even supported many welfare projects in India and Nepal. Indeed she was a source of light that enlightened the lives of many Tibetans and was a symbol of hope for many," he said.
"In fact, we surely lost an angelic friend. As a Buddhist, we believed in rebirth and pray that she be born again to serve the humanity."
"We the Tibetans will forever remain indebted to her compassionate heart," he further added.