Press Release from The White House

February 18th 2010

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
_______________________________________________________________________________________
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 18, 2010

Statement from the Press Secretary on the President' s Meeting with His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama

"The President met this morning at the White House with His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama. The President stated his strong support for the preservation of Tibet's unique religious, cultural and linguistic identity and theprotection of human rights for Tibetans in the People's Republic of China. The President commended the Dalai Lama's "Middle Way Approach", his commitment to nonviolence and his pursuit of dialogue with the Chinese government. The President stressed that he has consistently encouraged both sides to engage in direct dialogue to resolve differences and was pleased to hear about the recent resumption of talks.

The President and the Dalai Lama agreed on the importance of a positive and cooperative relationship between the United States and China."

 

Latest News

His Holiness Expresses Condolences to the People of Taiwan
February 6th 2016
Rochester, Minnesota, USA, 6 February 2016 - In a letter to Taiwanese President Ma Ying-Jeou, His Holiness the Dalai Lama expressed his sadness on learning of the powerful earthquake that struck Tainan, Taiwan. He conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the families of the deceased and prayers for the well-being of those who were injured or lost their homes. As a mark of his sympathy and solidarity with the people of Taiwan, he is making a token donation towards the relief and rescue work. His Holiness also requested fellow Buddhists to recite The Heart Sutra for the people of Taiwan.

Notice
January 19th 2016

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Congratulates Taiwanese President-Elect
January 17th 2016

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Offers Condolences to Ms Mehbooba Mufti
January 8th 2016

Celebrating His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Delhi in his 80th Year
January 5th 2016

Explore