In Pictures: New Kalons Sworn In
DHARAMSHALA, India: The five Kalons among the six newly elected members of the Kashag were sworn in by Chief Justice Commissioner Ngawang Phelgyal Gyelchen at a ceremony at the Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission this afternoon. Kalon Tsering Dhundup will take the oath of office tomorrow morning (17 September).
The six nominees of Kalons were unanimously approved by the Parliament during its opening session today.
Following the oath-taking ceremony, the Kashag Secretariat organised a ceremony to felicitate the newly inducted members of the Kashag. The heads of the autonomous bodies of the Central Tibetan Administration, secretaries of the CTA departments and representatives of Tibetan NGOs, greeted the Kalons at the ceremony.
The Kalon Tripa, Dr Lobsang Sangay, will announce the portfolios of the new Kalons at a press conference on Monday, 19 September, at 12:30PM.
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