Mcleodganj: President of the Central Tibetan Administration, Dr Lobsang Sangay inaugurated and presided over the inauguration ceremony of the Tibetan Community Centre, Phuntsok Deshe, organised by the Tibetan Community of New York and New Jersey. Calling it an auspicious occasion, Dr Sangay congratulated and acknowledge the support of the sponsors and the unity and hard work of the members of the Tibetan community that saw the successful completion of the community centre. Dr Sangay expressed that the successful completion of the community centre demonstrates the potential of Tibetan community when working with unity. This oneness, he said has be stressed upon by The Dalai Lama as early as in 1959.
As the democracies of the world weigh on the influence of China and that of “Socialism with Chinese Characteristic”, we Tibetans should all the more be prudent and more involved towards furthering the Tibet cause. As China attempts to thwart representation of Tibetan cause at the global platforms through its influence, every Tibetan living in free democracies should take upon themselves to strengthen Tibet movement in their respective host countries.For 60 years he said, we have left these responsibilities on The Dalai Lama. It is “high time” that the Tibetans shoulder these responsibilities towards the cause in unity and harmony while preserving our identity. By doing so, Tibetan are honouring the wishes of The Dalai Lama, said Dr Sangay.