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Tibetan administration eager to revive Nepal-Tibetan ties

posted Oct 23, 2011, 8:55 AM by The Tibetan Political Review   [ updated Oct 24, 2011, 6:43 AM ]

By Amitava Banarjee, October 22, 2011, The Hindustan Times:

Lobsang Sangay the Kalon Tripa (Prime Minister of the Central Tibetan Administration) has shown willingness to adopt diplomatic measures to ensure Nepal-Tibetan relation back on track.  Off late the age old cordial relations between Nepal and the Tibetans residing has soured with the Government on Nepal ordering a crackdown on all forms anti-Chinese pro-Tibet demonstrations on Nepalese soil.

Sangay the political head of the 6 million Tibetan living worldwide, on a visit of his alma mater, the Central School for Tibetans (CST,) Darjeeling stated “The sudden change in attitude of the Government of Nepal towards the Tibetans is unfortunate.  Tibet and Nepal have a long historic bond.  Nepal while applying to become a member state of the United Nations had cited its good relationship with Tibet and the treaties as evidence of Nepal’s sovereign nature.  It is sad that all these facts are being shelved now.” stated Sangay.

Full article at The Hindustan Times.  See also, The Forgotten History of Tibet's Role in Nepal's 1949 U.N. ApplicationOctober 3, 2011, The Tibetan Political Review.

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