Secretary Tsewang Dolma Shosur Inaugurates Sataun Settlement’s Gate on Tibetan Democracy Day

Sataun: Secretary Tsewang Dolma Shosur from the Department of Home, Central Tibetan Administration, attended the Tibetan Democracy Day celebration event at Kham Kathok Tibetan Settlement during her ongoing official visits (1 – 4 September) to the region.

Upon her arrival at the Tibetan Settlement of Sataun on 1 September, Tibetan Settlement Officer (TSO) Sonam Wangdue, Vice Chair Kunga Tsepel of Local Tibetan Assembly, Chairman Tenzin Sonam of Regional Tibetan Freedom Movement, and Tibetan residents of Sataun received Home Department’s Secretary, who is accompanied by the department’s Administration & Settlement Coordinator section staff, Under Secretary Tenzin Chokden.

On the following day, Secretary Tsewang Dolma Shosur attended the 62nd anniversary of the Tibetan Democracy Day event as chief guest, where she inaugurated the newly built entrance gate and other settlement projects. Furthermore, Secretary apprised the gathering on contributions of older generations in building Tibetan settlements and the roles of the Home Department in it.

The Vice Chair of Local Tibetan Assembly and TSO, respectively, read the statements of the Tibetan Parliament in Exile and Kashag during the commemoration.

Besides, the celebration was also attended by Settlement Officers of Kamrao, Paonta Cholsum, Sakya Puruwala, and Herbertpur, along with chairs and vice chairs of the regional Local Tibetan Assembly and Tibetan Freedom Movement.

-Report filed by TSO Sataun

Tibetan residents of Sataun receiving Secretary Tsewang Dolma Shosur upon her arrival.

Secretary Tsewang Dolma Shosur inaugurating the Settlement’s new entrance gate.

Secretary of Home Department, CTA, hoisting Tibetan national flag and lighting a lamp before His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s portrait on Tibetan Democracy Day.

Group photo of the Tibetan representatives and heads with Secretary Tsewang Dolma Shosur.