Dharamsala: Presided by Speaker Khenpo Sonam Tenphel, the fourth day of the Budget Session of the 17th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile began at 9:30 AM with the official resolution of gratitude to Hon’ble Nancy Pelosi, Speaker Emerita of the US House of Representatives and a long-time Tibet supporter as well as a friend of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
The resolution recognizes the former US Speaker as one the most prominent and staunch supporters of Tibet, child rights, the environment, and the voice of the voiceless. It acknowledges Her Excellency’s unparalleled leadership and invaluable support in strengthening bipartisan support for Tibet in the US Congress and in the passing of a number of Tibet-related bills in the US House. The resolution, on behalf of all the Tibetans, offers gratitude to the former US Speaker for her lifelong commitment to the just cause of Tibet.
The resolution, tabled by Parliamentarian Tsering Lhamo and supported by Parliamentarian Lobsang Thupten, was passed unanimously with a thunderous standing ovation in the house.