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Eleven Tibetan NGOs Support CTA Name Change

posted Sep 11, 2012, 7:18 AM by The Tibetan Political Review   [ updated Sep 12, 2012, 5:29 PM ]

 By Lobsang Wangyal (Tibet Sun 6 September 2012)

A press conference was held today by 11 Tibetan exile organisations to affirm their support for the recent name change (in Tibetan) of the Central Tibetan Administration.

After the Dalai Lama stepped down as the political leader of Tibetans in March 2011, the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile replaced the name of “Gaden Phodrang” Government of Tibet to “U Bodmei Drigtsug”, which in Tibetan reads literally “Organisation of the Tibetan People”. (The English version of the name, “Central Tibetan Administration”, that had been used from earlier times has been retained.)

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