ICT Group to Meet with His Holiness the Dalai Lama

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5. 11 .2010 1Dharamshala: Members of the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT), a NGO based in US will meet Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamshala, today (4th November) to debate how to improve the Tibetan campaigns taking place around the world.

"We are here to meet His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, to discuss ways where the International Campaign for Tibet can be supportive of their work," said Mary Markey, president of ICT.

In the ICT's first formal visit to Dharamshala, they yesterday met with important officials of the Central Tibetan Administration including Samdhong Rinpoche, Tibet's Prime Minister-in-Exile and Dolma Gyari, Deputy Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile.

Rinpoche discussed various issues with them to take the Tibetan cause to the next stage of development.

"They (members of International Campaign for Tibet) come here to see His Holiness and also meet people to review their work and to strategies in future how to prioritize what kind of campaigning they should do, so for this consultation they have paid a visit," Rinpoche added.

Founded in 1988, the ICT is now the largest Tibetan private non-profit advocacy group working to promote freedom for the Tibetans, ensure human rights, and protect the Tibetan culture and environment.

Last Updated ( Friday, 05 November 2010 15:13 )  


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