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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The Tibet Fund Clarifies On $1.5 Million Loan Money

Today in a statement issued by The Tibet Fund Chairman clarified about the $1.5 million loan money used in the purchase of the building for Office of Tibet in Washington D.C. back in 2014. The statement says that it is being issued in view of the fact that there has been going a discussion about the loan money in the Tibetan community.

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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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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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Tibetans Stage Demonstration Near CTA Dharamshala

This morning a group of Tibetans have gathered at the basket ball ground in the vicinity of Central Tibetan Administration compound in Dharamshala holding placards calling for the protection of integrity in Tibetan administration. The demonstration is being held in relation to the issue of ousting the North America represntative Mr. Penpa Tsering earlier this month.

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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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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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Does Kashag Ousting Representative Penpa Tsering Land Upon $1.5 Million?

Does the Kashag ousting North America representative Penpa Tsering land upon the $1.5 million loan amount discrepancy reported from the Auditor General, Central Tibetan Administration, Dharamshala? Reports suggest that Kashag’s ousting of the North America representative Mr. Penpa Tsering is related to him questioning the Sikyong over this issue of $1.5 million used to purchase the building for the Office of Tibet in Washington D.C.

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