Washington DC: Representative Namgyal Choedup and Secretary Tashi Dhondup met Congressman Jim McGovern at his office on April 1, 2022.
Representative Choedup greeted Congressman Govern with a traditional Tibetan scarf ‘kha-tak’ and thanked him for his unwavering support to the Tibetan cause. In the briefing about the deteriorating situation inside Tibet due to Beijing’s relentless attacks on Tibetan identity including Tibetan language and religious expression, the Representative mentioned the two recent self-immolations on February 25 by 26-year-old Tibetan singer Tsewang Norbu and on March 30 by 81-year-old Taphun.
He further briefed the Congressman about the initiatives taken by the current CTA Administration to revive the Sino-Tibetan dialogue, the upcoming Sikyong’s official visit to DC in April, and the World Parliamentarian Convention on Tibet (WPCT). Congressman reaffirmed continued support for the Tibetan cause.
The Representative also met U.S Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issue Under-Secretary Uzra Zeya’s special assistant Ryan Fioresi to discuss Sikyong’s upcoming visit to Washington DC, according to reports.
(Information Supplied by Tibet.net and Twitter)
By Team TRC