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Sikyong Penpa Tsering in US: meets Under Secretary Uzra Zeya in Washington




On January 31, 2023, Sikyong Penpa Tsering of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) visited Oxford Union and gave a talk on "An Unresolved International Conflict," chaired by President Charlie Mackitosh at London Oxford University in England. The visit to Sikyong will last from January 29 to February 17, 2023.

Following his successful engagements in London, Sikyong Penpa Tsering of the Central Tibetan Administration arrived in Washington DC on 1 February 2023. Sikyong Penpa Tsering received a warm welcome at the Washington Dulles International Airpot from Rep. Dr. Namgyal Choedup of The Office of Tibet, Washington DC along with Bhuchung Tsering , Interim President of International Campaign for Tibet & board members of Capital Area Tibetan Association.

Sikyong paid a courtesy visit to US Special Coordinator for Tibet Under Secretary Uzra Zeya and Senior Director for Democracy and Human Rights at the National Security Council, Rob Berschinski, as part of his first-day engagement, accompanied by interim Finance Department Secretary Tenzin Legdup and Representative Namgyal Choedup.

Prior to that, Sikyong met with the Office of Tibet's Representative and staff, as well as the interim President and Vice President of the International Campaign for Tibet, to discuss the Tibetan advocacy campaign.

Edited and collated by Team TRC