A Tibetan has been elected as the Vice Chairman of the Asia Pacific Democrat Union (APDU) according to the report published in the official website of Central Tibetan Administration on Saturday. The Union’s members have elected the Tibetan, making him the first Tibetan to represent the Union.
Tenzin Dargyal Khangsar, recognized as one of the top 60 influencing Canadian foreign policy, was elected as the Vice Chair the Asia Pacific Democrat Union to hold the principles and goals of the union which shares a common principle of the International Democrat Union, for a period of two years. The Union is currently chaired by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe.
“The members of the Asia Pacific Democrat Union(APDU) recently elected Tenzin Dargyal Khangsar as the vice chairman of the union making him the first Tibetan to represent in the union. His major role is to hold the principles and goals of the union which shares a common principle of the International Democrat Union. He is committed to advance and advocate on Human Rights for Tibetans inside Tibet. He will be serving as the Vice Chairman of the union for a period of two years.” said the report in the official website of CTA.
Tenzin Khangsar according to the report has a unique multi-sector profile of leadership in the start up, corporate, government and non-profit sectors. He has a successful Executive Advisory practice that has helped global leaders in technology, energy and resource, finance, real estate and travel industries. He is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012).