Newly elected members of Dharamshala-based seventeenth Tibetan parliament-in-exile carried out oath taking ceremony on Wednesday.
One of the senior-most members, Dawa Tsering first took oath as Protem/Interim Speaker in entrance of the Chief Justice Commissioner, Sonam Dagpo after which different MPs adopted.
All the proceedings had been saved indoors and they didn’t enable any media to cowl the oath ceremony because of COVID-19 protocol.
Dolma Tsering, an MP, mentioned, “There is a number of enthusiasm, we now have a lot of 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 neighborhood.”
Mgyur Dorjee, one other MP, mentioned, “It is an oath taking day in the present day and we now have taken our oath below the constitution 47 and particulars will come out very quickly. Everything was indoors due to Covid protocol and we needed to observe the process as prescribed by the federal government of Himachal Pradesh and we strictly adopted it.”
Lobsang, a brand new member of Tibetan parliament in-exile, mentioned, “I really feel very proud in the present day 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 expertise…as a technologist, I believe that is one thing that I can deliver to the parliament. Everything is indoors and there aren’t greater than 5 members in every room and we’re following the norms of COVID-19 protocol.”
All the members are additionally anticipated to elect Speaker and Deputy Speaker later in the present day.
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 Communist Party authorities primarily based in Beijing, with native decision-making energy concentrated within the palms of Chinese occasion officers.
Tibet was a sovereign state earlier than China’s invasion in 1950 when the People’s Liberation Army entered northern Tibet.