Shimla: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today extended warm greetings to The Dalai Lama on his 84th birthday. Chief Minister said that the spiritual leader Dalai Lama is a symbol of peace, love and compassion. He is a revered leader and a preacher of tranquility and goodwill. Jai Ram said that The Dalai Lama is an apostle of peace and struggle, who is known for his non-violent struggle for the liberation of Tibet. The Dalai Lama is not only the leader of Tibetan people but humanity at large, the Chief Minister said. He wished him a healthy and long life so that he could continue to guide the humanity for many more years to come.