His Holiness Arrives in Monterrey, the State Capital of Nuevo Leon in Mexico

September 9th 2011

Monterrey, Mexico, 8 September 2011 - His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived in Monterrey, the State Capital of Nuevo Leon in Mexico, on September 8, 2011 afternoon from Montreal, Canada.  As soon as he alighted down from the airplane in Monterrey, His Holiness was received by Tsewang Phuntso, Liaison Officer for Latin America, Marco Antonio Karam, President of Casa Tibet Mexico, Mrs. Cristina Gonzalez Paras, who is the convener of the third International Conference on Human Values and Rule of Law, and Carmen Trevino, Director of the Casa Tibet Monterrey.

At the airport VIP lounge, His Holiness was received by Ms. Maria Fernanda Heraldez Rios on behalf of Mexico’s Ministry of Interior, Mr. Jesus R. Alcantara Mendez and Mr. Javier Benitez Gomez, President of the Council for the Promotion of Human Values and Culture of Law Abiding.

On his arrival at the hotel, His Holiness was welcomed by a group of children from Casa Tibet, staff members of the Council for the Promotion of Human Values and Culture of Law Abiding, General Manager and staff of the Hotel, and Mr. Gerardo Abboud, His Holiness’ Spanish translator in Latin America.

On September 9, 2011 morning, His Holiness will give a keynote address on ‘Building Harmony through Altruism and Compassion’ at the Third International Conference on Human Values and Rule of Law and will briefly appear at the press meet. His Holiness will then depart for Mexico City.
 

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