Oslo, Norway: - On the 21st of May Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay arrived in Oslo accompanied by Representative Thubten Samdup. Sikyong was received at the airport by Mrs Ngawang, the Tibetan Community President of Norway and many Tibetans.
To start the proceedings Sikyong had an interview at NRK-TV Urix which aired later that night.
On the second day, Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay was invited to a
prestigious Breakfast Meeting by Civita, a liberal think tank, in Oslo. He spoke on the current situation in Tibet and the recent visit of His Holiness to Norway followed by a Q&A period in front of a packed audience, this was the first time Sikyong was given a standing ovation after addressing an audience.
There were many Tibetans who later came to congratulate Sikyong and expressed that they felt very proud to be Tibetan.
Sikyong also met with the leader of the Tibetan Parliamentary Friends Mr. Ketil Kjenseth and Michael Tetzschner and with Youth Party Leaders.
Later in the day, he also met with the Amnesty International Secretary General of Norway, Mr. John Peder Egenaes and Mr. Bjorn Engesland Secretary General of the Norwegian Helsinki Committee.
A public talk was organised by the Norwegian Tibet Committee for Sikyong at the
Literature House and he spoke on "Tibet Past, Present and Future:How can you help the cause of Tibet".
On his final day, a meeting was held with the board members of the
Norwegian Tibet Committee, Tibetan Community of Norway, Voice of Tibet and members of the Norwegian Youth Committee.
And later, Sikyong and the Representative gave a speech to the Tibetan community members followed by a dinner that was hosted by the community.
The following day they both left Oslo in the early morning to travel to London and then onto Delhi.