Japanese NGO offers support for education of Tibetans in exile

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Japanese NGO Rainbow Children on Wednesday offered support in educating Tibetans living in exile in Dharamshala in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh.

The Rainbow Children President Tatsuo Ishikawa along with 8-member team today met with the officials of the Department of Education to offer support for education of Tibetans.

The delegation would also meet with students to whom they provide scholarship for further studies.

The delegation met with Education Kalon Ngodup Tsering and other officials to discuss the scholarship program.

“In the meeting, the Rainbow Children organisation has raised the funding of scholarship from 65 Students to 100 Students from 2017 onwards. They have also emphasised importance of students’ commitment to become a leader of Tibet after completing their studies,” a official of Tibetan government in exile said.

Later, a special meeting was convened with Men-Tsee-Khang officials to explore any avenue in forging a partnership on herbal products.

The Japanese delegation met Tibetan spiritual guru Dalai Lama and attended the live session of the Tibetan Parliament in exile.

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