Interim Handing over by Swiss Representative Ngodup Dorjee.


Mar 2, 2019


The handing over process to interim done internally to Kalden Tsomo, Under Secretary, Tashi Phuntsok, Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Brussels officiated the process.

SWITZERLAND: Ngodup Dorjee, Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Switzerland retires on 2 March and as per Kashag’s instruction that should Chhimey Rigzen, his replacement, is unable to be in Switzerland by 26 February because of incomplete documentation in India, the handing over to the interim was done internally to Kalden Tsomo, Under Secretary. Tashi Phuntsok, Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Brussels officiated the handing over on 27-28 February.

Ngodup Dorjee has served the Central Tibetan Administration for nearly 40 years culminating as the Secretary of Department of Home Affairs and the Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Brussels before the current post in Switzerland.

Ngodup Dorjee’s replacement Chhimey Rigzen is expected to be in Switzerland by the first fortnight of March.


Tashi Phuntsok, Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Brussels thanking outgoing Representative of Swiss Ngodup Dorjee.

Courtesy: tibet.net

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