Dharamshala — His Holiness the Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of Tibet, has expressed his solidarity with the victims of the floods in Libya and made a donation towards rescue and relief efforts in the areas affected by the floods. His Holiness wrote: "I pray for those brothers and sisters who have lost their lives and offer my heartfelt condolences to their families, as well as to others affected by this catastrophe."
His Holiness the Dalai Lama issued a statement on September 13, 2023, expressing his deep sadness at the devastating floods in Libya. His Holiness wrote, "I pray for those brothers and sisters who have lost their lives and offer my heartfelt condolences to their families, as well as to others affected by this catastrophe."
"I am aware that the Libyan authorities and the international community through several international organisations are offering support to the rescue efforts and providing relief to the affected people. Such a show of international concern and assistance will go a long way towards mitigating the effects of this calamity," the nobel peace laureate said.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote, "As a mark of my solidarity with the people of Libya, the Gaden Phodrang Foundation of the Dalai Lama, is making a donation towards the relief and rescue efforts."