His Holiness Offers Condolences at the Passing Away of Robert Ford

September 26th 2013

Dharamsala, HP, India, 26 September 2013 - His Holiness the Dalai Lama offered his prayers and deep condolences in a personal letter to the family members of Robert Ford at his passing away. He stated that Robert Ford occupied a special place in the history of Tibet as the first Englishman employed as an official of the pre-1959 Tibetan Government. His Holiness recalled his many meetings with Robert Ford, most recently this year in April in Switzerland.

 

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