TAIPEI: An international conference on 'Democracy and the Future of Tibet' was held in Taipei. The Conference was organized by the Tibetan community of Taiwan and the Taiwan-Tibet Friendship Association on 24 December.
Intellectuals, researchers and university students from India, France, United States, Japan, Hong Kong, Mainland China and Taiwan participated in the conference.
The conference was inaugurated with an opening message from Kalon Tripa Dr Lobsang Sangay which was read out to the participants by the representative of His Holiness from the Office of Tibet, Taiwan.
The conference was attended by the Representative of His Holiness and his staff, Sangye Kyap from the China desk of Department of Information and International Relations of the Central Tibetan Administration as well as by the members of students for a free Tibet, Taiwan-Tibet Friendship Association and Hong Kong-Tibet Friendship Association.