Toulouse, France, 14 August 2011 - His Holiness the
Dalai Lama said he has been impressed with Kalon Tripa Dr Lobsang
Sangay's views on education, praising his policy to generate 10,000
professionally trained Tibetans within the next decade.
Speaking to representatives of French TV during lunch break on the second day of teaching in Toulouse, His Holiness said that he had been very impressed by the new Prime Minister and was especially appreciative of his views on education. His Holiness praised highly the new policy, which aims to have, within the next decade, 10,000 professionally trained Tibetans.
Kalon Tripa Dr Lobsang Sangay has underscored that education would be the administration's number one priority. "It is the beacon that will light the future of Tibet. We will strive to reach 10,000 professionals among 150,000 in exile and appeal to Tibetans inside Tibet to reach 100,000 in the next two decades," Dr Sangay has said in his inaugural speech on assuming the political leadership.
|His Holiness the Dalai Lama speaking during the second day of teachings in Toulouse, France, on 14 August 2011.|