His Holiness the Dalai Lama sends congratulations to the Australian Prime Minister-Elect

September 9th 2013

Dharamsala, HP, India, 9 September 2013. On Sunday, 8 September, His Holiness the Dala Lama wrote a letter of congratulations to Australian Prime Minister-Elect Tony Abbott, wishing him success in meeting the challenges in leading Australia forward.

In his letter His Holiness wrote how he has been struck by the warmth and friendship shown to him by Australians of all walks of life during his many visits to Australia since 1982. He said that he was encouraged by the enthusiasm of the Australian people he met towards his efforts to promote human values and inter-religious harmony.


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