Lone Female Minister Vows to Prioritize Tibetan Language and Culture

The new minister of the present cabinet of President Lobsang Sangay, Dr. Pema Yangchen was sworn in to take the responsibility of the Department of Education last week. Dr. Yangchen who is also the lone female ministers in the present cabinet has told that her priority will be promotion of Tibetan culture and language.

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Tibetan Parliament Votes in Approval of New Female Kalon

In the second part of the day seventh of the ongoing budget session of the Tibetan parliament in exile, the members of the parliament voted in favour of the female kalon nomination presented by the Cabinet. The election of the new kalon (Minister) entered a secret voting in the parliament leading to nomination securing a comfortable majority votes in approval.

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