Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk, Health Department today attended the golden jubilee celebrations of the establishment of Kham Khatok settlement as a special guest. The programme began with the chief guest Speaker Pema Jungney of Tibetan Parliament lighting the butter lamp, followed by the recitation of Indian and Tibetan national anthems. Then, the Speaker observed a moment of silence in honour of the Tibetan martyrs inside and outside Tibet. Thereafter, the Settlement Officer gave his welcome address and gave a brief history of the settlement.
Special guest Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk addressing the gathering said, “The occasion of completing 50 years since the establishment of the settlement is a joyous moment. We must not forget to appreciate the hard work of the previous generations undertaken in these fifty years and urge the present generation to continue striving”. He emphasised the importance of following His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s teachings and advice in his speech.
Next, special guest Shri Raj Krishan Pruthi (IAS) Deputy Commissioner, Nahan gave his address and concluded the event with cultural performances.
–Filed by the Department of Health