Health Kalon and Deputy Speaker Meet Minister of State for AYUSH


Health Kalon Mr Choekyong Wangchuk along with a delegation of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile (TPiE) led by Deputy Speaker Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok met the Minister of State for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik on 22 November 2016.

Health Kalon Mr Choekyong Wangchuk briefly introduced the Central Council of Tibetan Medicine (CCTM) and appealed the Ministry of Ayush to develop efforts towards preservation and promotion of Sowa-Rigpa, Tibetan Medical System.

The Minister expressed his strong support for Tibet cause and avowed to fulfill the appeal.

The Tibetan Parliament delegation apprised the Minister and Indian leaders on the wave of Tibetan self-immolation protest since 2009 and the deteriorating political situation inside Tibet.

The delegation includes members of Tibetan parliament, Lopoen Thupten Gyaltsen and Mr Kunchok Yarphel, Ms Tenzin Choedon, Joint Secretary of TPiE and Dr Tsering Tsamchoe, General Secretary of Central Council of Tibetan Medicine (CCTM).