April 4, 2021
Thekchen Chöling, Dharamsala, HP, India – His Holiness the Dalai Lama has written to Ms. Tsai Ing-wen, President of Taiwan, to express his deep sadness on seeing reports of yesterday’s train crash near Hualien.
“I would like to offer my condolences to Your Excellency,” he wrote “and to those families who have lost loved ones as well as others affected by this most unfortunate accident.
“The Taiwanese people have long been close to my heart. When incidents like this occur, it is as if a calamity has befallen us all.”