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"On my part, I remain committed to the process of dialogue. It is my firm belief that dialogue and a willingness to look with honesty and clarity at the reality of Tibet can lead us to a viable solution."

Dalai Lama, Advani to attend 6th International Conference of Tibet Support Groups

November 5, 2010

November 4, 2010

Dharamsala, Nov. 4 -- His Holiness the Dalai Lama
and former deputy prime minister of India Lal
Krishna Advani will attend on Friday the opening
session of the sixth International Conference of
Tibet Support Groups in Suraj Kund near the Indian capital New Delhi.

"This conference will discuss the current
situation in Tibet and outline ways for the Tibet
support groups throughout the world to strengthen
their work in the light of new developments in
China and Tibet," said Dr. N.K. Trika, National
Convener of the Core Group for Tibetan Cause, India.

The Core Group for Tibetan Cause, India, convenes
the three - day conference that is expected to be
participated by around 250 members form several Tibet support groups worldwide.

The Core Group for Tibetan cause is the apex body
that coordinates the Tibet support groups in India.

The Tibetan prime minister Prof. Samdhong
Rinpoche will deliver the keynote address at the opening function.

Other international guests who would be present
at the inaugural ceremony are Senator Miriam
Defensor Santiago, Senator from Phillippines; Mr
Rafael Gimalov, Member of Russian Parliament and
Major (Retd.) Vijay Singh Mankotia, former
Minister in the Himachal Pradesh government.

The previous conferences of Tibet Support Groups
have been held in Dharamsala in 1990, Bonn in
1996, Berlin in 2000, Prague in 2003, and
Brussels in 2007. A special TSG conference was also held in New Delhi in 2008.

The opening and closing sessions of the
conference can be watched live on
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