Officiating CTA President Affirms $1.5 Million As Grant From Tibet Fund

During a media query today to the officiating CTA President, Ven. Yuthok Karma Gelek affirmed that the $1.5 million was grant from the Tibet Fund. The Tibet Fund on Wednesday issued a statement in clarification to the issue arising over the $1.5 million loan taken by CTA in the year 2014.

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Penpa Tsering’s Rebuttal Against Kashag’s 10 Point Clarification

Penpa Tsering’s rebuttal against Kashag’s 10 point clarification took place yesterday at Dharamshala following his handing over of the Office of Tibet, Washington as the representative to the North America. While the session of his explanation lasted for more than two hours at the Norbu House in McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, he made a rebuttal against the 10 points issued by Kashag earlier in clarification to his removal.

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Penpa Tsering Hands Over The Office of Tibet To New Representative

Penpa Tsering hands over the office of Tibet, Washington D.C. to new representative said the official report in the website of Central Tibetan Administration today. The office hand over as directed by the Kashag decision on November 6 took place for three days from November 28 to November 30 and the new representative will assume the office from today.

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Group Of Tibetans Protest Outside Office Of Tibet, Washington D.C.

A group of Tibetan public has gathered outside the Office of Tibet building in Washington D.C. to protest against the Kashag’s decision to remove Mr. Penpa Tsering from the position of Representative to North America earlier this month. The Tibetans gathered this morning have come from different cities they said.

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Message To My Tibetan Brothers And Sisters

My dear Tibetan Brothers and Sisters, I decided to address the community today because I have been witnessing an uproar within our people recently and I cannot remain silent. We need to use caution and understand, as a group, the very important notion of accountability. We have elected our leader following a democratic process and I am very proud to hear our people expressing their opinions freely.

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Penpa Tsering Says Is Calm And Patient But Important To Justify Truth

The former speaker of Tibetan parliament in Exile said that by implementing the Buddhist teachings to practice patience and compassion during the adversities in our life so that we shun away all negative feelings such as hatred, anger against others, he is not holding any grudge. However for the benefit of the society, he said that he feels it is important to justify the truth and whenever he needs to do he said he will do so.

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Tibetan Unity President Dr. Lobsang Sangay’s Core Policy

Tibetan unity president Dr. Lobsang Sangay’s core policy said the report in the official website of Central Tibetan Administration yesterday. While the row over the Kashag decision in ousting the former speaker Penpa Tsering from Representative to the North America created a huge uproar in the public, Dr. Sangay reassured that unity among the Tibetans is core of his policies.

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Sikyong Clarifications Further Deepens Debate On Penpa Tsering

The Tibetan community in the diaspora for past few weeks have been strongly involved in heated debates over the issue of Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay led Kashag ousting Penpa Tsering from the post of Representative to the North America. However the Kashag led by Sikyong’s clarifications have further deepened the debate.

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Representative Penpa Tsering Declines Kashag’s Allegations

Representative Penpa Tsering declines Kashag’s allegations made in public domain that compelled to replace him from the post as announced on November 6. The incumbent representative and the former speaker of the Tibetan Parliament in Exile while speaking to media over phone declined all allegations to be true.

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Growing Trust Deficit, Under Performance and Insubordination: Kashag Clarifies On Replacing Penpa Tsering

The Kashag at Central Tibetan Administration when gave a very surfaced reason against replacing the representative Penpa Tsering in a press conference on November 9, there was an uproar in the public for proper clarifications. Today Kashag has published a public clarification stating that based on a growing trust deficit, under performance and insubordination with the former speaker led to his ousting.

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