The Bureau of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, New Delhi hosted a dinner reception at the India Habitat Center on 06th July 2019 to celebrate the 84th birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
More than 250 guests including Ambassadors, embassy official, former Indian bureaucrats, diplomats, media persons and Tibet supporters attended the reception. Representative Kasur Dongchung Ngodup personally greeted and welcomed each of the dignitaries to the reception.
The evening began with an enchanting prayer recitation for the long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama by a group of monks from Samyeling Tibetan Settlement. Secretary Mr. Karma Choeying welcomed and thanked everyone present for gracing the occasion. Dr. Lobsang Sangay, the President of Central Tibetan Administration also spoke on the occasion at length and thanked the invitees for their presence.
Amongst the prominent Tibetan guests were Khenpo Sonam Tenphel, Former Speaker of the Tibetan parliament and an incumbent member of the Tibetan parliament, Geshe Kunga Sotop, Member of Tibetan parliament, Kasur Gyari Dolma, Former Minister of Home, CTA and Gyari Pema Gyalpa, Former Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Japan.
The evening concluded with a traditional Tibetan Circle Dance (gorshey) by the executive members of the Regional Tibetan Women’s Association and staff members of the Bureau of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.