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Sikyong Penpa Tsering pays courtesy call on Law Minister Kiren Rijiju

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Dharamshala: Sikyong Penpa Tsering of the Central Tibetan Administration this morning paid a visit to honourable Law Minister Shri Kiren Rijiju . Sikyong was accompanied by Representative Ngodup Dongchung from the Bureau of His Holiness the Dalai Lama based in New Delhi.

Later in the afternoon, Sikyong met with the Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Smt. Lamchonghoi Sweety Changsan and concerned officials of CTSA to discuss key procedures for the transfer of six Central Tibetan School Administration (CTSA)  that are yet to be transferred to the Education Department’s Sambhota Tibetan School Society (STSS) schools.

Before his scheduled visit to Delhi, Sikyong along with Education Secretary Jigme Namgyal and Director Tsering Dhondup of Sambhota Tibetan School Society (STSS) were engaged in a week-long assessment visit to the six remaining CTSA schools across India viz. CST Mussoorie, CST Shimla, CST Dalhousie, CST Kalimpong, CST Darjeeling and CST Herbertpur. He reviewed the current situation of these schools and also interacted with the concerned staff of these schools to understand their perspectives and suggestions which he discussed during his meeting in Delhi.

Sikyong is scheduled to return to Dharamshala on 14 September.

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