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 the Dalai Lama & Archbishop Tutu at TCV
April 23rd 2015
Dharamsala, HP, India, 23 April 2015 - The Upper Tibetan Children’s Village School was host to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, his good friend Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Team Joy this afternoon. As they drove there from His Holiness’s residence the streets were lined with smiling people eager to catch a glimpse of them. On arrival at TCV His Holiness and the Archbishop were escorted into the small library adjacent to the basketball court.

Conversations for the Book of Joy Begin
April 20th 2015

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Departs Tokyo to Return to India
April 14th 2015

Permission and Empowerment of Avalokiteshvara, the Stages of Meditation and the Three Essential Moment
April 13th 2015

Teaching the Heart of Wisdom and the Commentary on the Awakening Mind
April 12th 2015

Explore