DHARAMSHALA: Newly elected members of Dharamshala-based seventeenth Tibetan parliament-in-exile performed oath taking ceremony on Wednesday.
To start with, one of many senior-most members, Dawa Tsering took oath as Protem/Interim Speaker in entrance of the Chief Justice Commissioner, Sonam Dagpo after which different MPs adopted.
All of the proceedings have been stored indoor and they didn’t enable any media to cowl the oath ceremony as a consequence of Covid-19 protocol.
Dolma Tsering, an MP mentioned, “There may be a whole lot of enthusiasm we have now numerous newcomers, new faces with new zeal and new ambition and a brand new imaginative and prescient so we’re trying ahead to work with them and their contribution in direction of the group…”
Mgyur Dorjee, one other MP mentioned, “It’s an oath taking day right this moment and we have now taken our oath underneath the constitution 47 and particulars will come out very quickly. Every thing is indoor due to Covid protocol and we have now to comply with the process as prescribed by the federal government of Himachal Pradesh and we’re strictly following it.”
Lobsang, a brand new member of Tibetan parliament in-exile says, “I really feel very proud right this moment that I used to be in a position to take oath in entrance of the Interim Speaker and my goal is to take a look at as an knowledgeable in know-how…as a technologist I believe that is one thing that I can convey to the parliament. Every thing is indoor and there are usually not greater than 5 members in every room and we’re following the norms of Covid-19 protocol.”
All of the members are additionally anticipated to elect Speaker and Deputy Speaker later right this moment.
Dolma Tsering and Sonam Temphel are contesting for the election of Speaker whereas 4 candidates, Namgyal Dolkar, Yudon Aukatsang, Migyur Dorjee and Karma Gelek are taking part within the race of Deputy Speaker.
Penpa Tsering is the newly elected President of the Tibetan government-in-exile.
Tibet is dominated by the Chinese language Communist Social gathering authorities primarily based in Beijing, with native decision-making energy concentrated within the palms of Chinese language celebration officers.
Tibet was a sovereign state earlier than China’s invasion in 1950 when the Folks’s Liberation Military entered northern Tibet.