|May 16,2018--A Tibetan delegation from China's National People's Congress (NPC) paid a week-long visit to America from May 9th to 14th.
The delegation, headed by Padma Wangdu, party chief of Lhasa and member of the standing committee of the CPC regional committee of Tibet Autonomous Region, met with U.S. senator Sullivan, congressmen Ray LaHoud, Rick Larssen and Jim McGovern and officials from the U.S. Department of Statein Washington and communicated with overseas Chinese and local Tibetans in San Francisco.
Padma Wangdu said that Tibet Autonomous Region will actively implememt the consensus that China and America have made and continue to promote and participate in friendly exchange activities between China and America to advance China-U.S. strategic partnership and bring benefits to both peoples.
He gave an introduction of Tibet's great development made in the past sixty years since the peaceful liberation of Tibet. He emphasized that Tibet–related issues are China's internal affairs, which allows no interference from other countries. As to Tibetans' living situation, the three million Tibetan people who live in Tibet have the final say.
China hopes America to realize the anti–China nature of the Dalai group and avoid contact with them in any form, said Padma Wangdu.
During the visit, the delegation introduced Tibet's economic and social development to overseas Chinese and local Tibetans and also received a group interview with the media.
By: Jia Puyu