Mr. Tsewang Gyalpo Arya joined Bureau of His Holiness the Dalai Lama as the new Secretary, replacing outgoing secretary Mr. Palden Dhondup. As per recent Kashag’s circular on staff placement, Mr. Palden Dhondup has been transferred to Dharamshala as the Joint Secretary of Department of Home, Central Tibetan Administration and Mr. Tsewang Gyalpo, Joint Secretary was appointed as the New Secretary of Bureau of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, New Delhi with effect from 15 November 2013.
On 18 November, Bureau hosted a farewell reception for Mr. Palden Dhondup. During the session, Representative Kasur Tempa Tsering introduced and welcomed Mr. Tsewang Gyalpo as the new secretary of Bureau.
Short Bio of Mr. Tsewang Gyalpo Arya, Secretary of Bureau of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, New Delhi
B.A. in English, Economics, History and Hindi from Punjab University
M.A. in Economics from Annamalai University
M.A. in Japanese Studies from Delhi University
Diploma in International Trade and Economics from Chiyoda College of Business
Diploma in Tibetan Language and Literatures from Delhi University
Secretary, Tibet House, Japan (June 2005 – November 2011)
Director, Paljor Publications (1998 – 2004)
GM and President, Charitrust Tibetan Handicraft Exprots (CTHE) Group (1991 – 1998)