President of Central Tibetan Administration, Dr. Lobsang Sangay called on the new Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Shri Jairam Thakur at the circuit house in Dharamshala today. Dr. Sangay made this visit to meet the new CM of host state of Central Tibetan Administration as courtesy call according to the official report.
“President of the Central Tibetan Administration Dr Lobsang Sangay and Finance Kalon Karma Yeshi today paid a courtesy visit to Shri Jairam Thakur, the new Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh at the circuit house in Dharamshala this morning.” said the report in the official website of Central Tibetan Administration.
According to the report, the CM was accompanied by the Chief Secretary and several members of his cabinet including Shri Kishan Kapoor, Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affair Minister; Shmt Sarveen Chaudhary, Urban Development Minister; Shri Bikram Singh, Industries Minister; Shri Vipin Singh Parmar, Health and Family Welfare Minister; Shri Rajiv Saizal, Social Justice & Empowerment Minister among others.
President Lobsang Sangay offered khataks (ceremonial Tibetan white scarves) to the ministers and a thangka (traditional Buddhist applique) to the chief minister while he conveyed best wishes to him and wished Himachal Pradesh as a state and the new government the very best and peace and prosperity for all.
According to the report, the CM has also expressed his plan to meet His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The meeting which was accompanied by Kalon of Finance Department, Mr. Karma Yeshi lasted for around 15 minutes.