Dharamsala :The new Tibetan Prime Minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile Lobsang Sangay plans to generate 10,000 professionally trained Tibetans within the next decade.
A Harvard law school product Sangay,43, said education would be his top priority.
â€œIt is the beacon that will light the future of Tibet.We will strive to reach 10,000 professionals among 150,000 in exile,â€ he said.
This vision of the new Tibetan PM has also won praise from the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.
“I am impressed with PM Lobsang Sangay’s views on education,and praise his policy to generate 10,000 professionally trained Tibetans within the next decade,” the Dalai Lama said.
Tibetans refugees are mostly traders and small time shop keepers across Himachal Pradesh and the rest of India.
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