Dalai lama and Tibetan government in Exile congratulated Nancy Pelosi

Jan 04, 2021 21:41 | Tibet News


Dharamsala(Arvind Sharma) 4/5/2021

The Dalai Lama wrote to Nancy Pelosi to offer his hearty congratulations on securing a fourth term as Speaker of the US House of Representatives. He also wished her a Happy New Year.

 “I have no doubt,” he wrote, “that as Speaker of the House, you will continue to play a crucial role in advancing the hopes and aspirations of the people of the United States, while also helping to shape a more peaceful and harmonious world.

“As always, I would like to express my deep respect and gratitude to you for your firm and ongoing support for the Tibetan people, as well as the personal friendship you have shown me.”

In conclusion he offered his prayers and good wishes.

Central Tibetan administration President Dr Lobsang Sangay also congratulated US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for being re-elected as the House Speaker for the fourth term.

In a congratulatory letter addressed to Speaker Pelosi, President Dr Sangay writes, “It gives me great joy to congratulate you on behalf of the Central Tibetan Administration and the Tibetan people for your well-deserved re-election as the House Speaker for the fourth non-consecutive term”.

“You are known as a fearless leader who always endeavoured for greater good irrespective of the challenges. Through your leadership, you ensured equality and inclusivity of all and championed significant issues, including human rights”, he added.

“We can’t thank you enough for being a powerful voice against the Chinese government’s human rights violations and injustices, including in Tibet. Thank you for securing the passage of landmark legislation such as the Tibet Policy and Support Act 2019 that seeks to challenge China’s spiralling human rights violations and growing defiance of the international laws. I hope that other democracies would follow the US lead”.

Recounting the several meetings between him and the Speaker, President of CTA adds, “I had the privilege of meeting several times and your visit to Dharmshala is memorable. We once again express our sincerest congratulations and wish you success in all your endeavours and may you continue to be the beacon of hope and inspiration”.