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Speaker Karma Chophel to visit United States

October 17, 2007

11 October 2007
TibetNet

Dharamshala: The Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile (TPiE), Mr
 Karma Chophel left Dharamshala this afternoon for a visit to United
 States at the invitation of Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the US House of
 Representatives.

During his visit, the speaker will attend the ceremony on 17 October to
 award the US Congressional Gold Medal to His Holiness the Dalai Lama
 at the Capitol Hill Rotunda in Washington, DC. US President George W
 Bush will present the gold medal to His Holiness.

The Speaker will address the Tibetan community in Washington, DC.

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