Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay la arrived in Switzerland

Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay la, the elected political Head of Central Tibetan Administration in exile arrived in Switzerland on the 10th of April for a 12 days' visit.  

The Sikyong was received at Zurich airport by Khen Rinpoche, the Representative of Tibet office, Europe Chitue Ven. Wangchen la including former Chitues, the President of TCSL Mr. Lobsang Gangshontsang, and Representatives of other NGOs. The Folklore Ensemble of TCSL welcomed the Sikyong with "Chema Changphu" offering and a traditional welcome song. Many Tibetans had gathered at the arrival gate to welcome Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay la. 

After exchanging greetings with the Tibetans and supporters at the airport, Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay la escorted by bodyguards left for the Hotel Hyatt Park in a convoy of 4 limousines. At the hotel, around 600 Tibetans had gathered to welcome Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay la. Associations of the three provinces of Tibet welcomed Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay la with "Chema Changphu" offering. The Toepa Association greeted with a Gyasche (king dance) alongside with a greeting's song from Dotoe Association at the entrance of the Hotel.

Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay la will be addressing the Tibetan community on the 14th of April in Fribourg where H.H. The Dalai Lama will be giving teachings. He will be leaving for India on the 22nd of April after 12 days' of stay in Switzerland.


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