Dharamshala — The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) announced on September 24th that Tsering Dhondup Namey Lhakang is retiring from office. Tsering Dhondup has served as one of the two Justice Commissioners of the Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission since his appointment in 2010.
After a vote held on September 26th, the CTA has announced that replacing Tsering Dhondup will be Dr. Ngawang Rabgyal, formerly the Secretary of Education.
Dr Ngawang Rabgyal got 24 votes against 18 for Ms Nangsa Chodon, Secretary of Department of Information and International Relations, CTA. Both their nominations were proposed by a three-member selection committee.
According to information provided by the CTA, Justice Commissioner Tsering Dhondup is retiring a year early; his retirement will be effective as of November 1st, 2016.