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CTA mourns unfortunate demise of an efficient staff

November 9, 2010

Central Tibetan Administration (CTA)
November 6, 2010

Dharamshala -- Central Tibetan Administration
mourns demise of Joint Secretary Mr Tsewang
Norbu, an efficient staff of the Department of
Information and International Relations (DIIR) on
Saturday morning, 6 November 2010, in Dharamsala.

Dignitaries of the Central Tibetan Administration
and all the staff congregated at the Gangkyi
staff hall for an hour-long prayer service for
the deceased. Thereafter, all the offices
remained closed as a mark of deep condolence and
respect to Mr Norbu from 4 p.m.

Mr Tsewang Norbu began his service in CTA from
1996 in the Department of Health for more than two years.

He served in the translation section of the DIIR
since his appointment in the department from
January 2000 as an under secretary. He was
promoted to the post of deputy secretary in 2003.
In October 2010, Mr Norbu was promoted to the post of joint secretary.

Mr Tsewang Norbu was born on 15 March 1973 in
Bhutan. He passed his XII std from Upper TCV
school in 1992, and completed his Bachelor of
Arts degree from Chandigarh University.

He is survived by his wife and two sons.
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