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Dalai Lama and Aung San Suu Kyi shall meet again in September

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5 Dariya News(Arvind Sharma)

Dharamsala , 28 Aug 2013

The Dalai Lama and Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Suu Kyi are attending ahuman rights forum in the Czech Republic from Sep 15-17, confirms the Tibetan Government in Exile at Dharamsala. Besides this Over 100 prominent global leaders are also attending the meet . Tenzin Taklha, joint secretary at the Dalai Lama's office said , “Two Nobel laureates - Dalai Lama and Aung San Suu Kyi - will meet at a human rights forum in the Czech Republic next month.”

Briefing the press he said  on Wednesday at Mecleodganj , “The annual Forum 2000 was launched by late Czech president Vaclav Havel and American Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel in 1997.”Over 100 global leaders will discuss challenges and threats related to democratic transitions at the forum.As far as the coming  meeting of The Dalai Lama and Aung San Suu Kyi is concerned ,this will be the second time the two leaders are being met. Dalai Lama  met Suu Kyi in Britain for the first time in June last year.Tibetan official said that During the half-hour meeting at the time, the Dalai Lama told Suu Kyi that just as her late father had shown great dedication, he was confident that she too would be of great service to humanity.The globetrotter monk visited Prague in December 2011 at the invitation of Havel and attended the forum, just a few days before Havel died.The Dalai Lama has lived in India since fleeing his homeland in 1959. The Tibetan administration in exile is based in this northern Indian hill town.

 

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