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His Holiness the Dalai Lama Arrives in Nubra Valley

July 21, 2010

Report filed by's Jigme Tsering and Namgyal Tsewang
from Nubra Valley
Central Tibetan Administration (CTA)
July 20, 2010

Dharamshala -- His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived this morning at
Thoise Airbase in Nubra Valley in Ladakh in the north India state of
Jammu & Kashmir, where representatives of the local administration
and monastic officials warmly received him.

The officials who welcomed His Holiness include Thiksey Rinpoche,
representatives from Ladakh Buddhist Association, MLAs, deputy
commissioner and superintendent of police.

His Holiness then left the airport for Samtenling Monastery in Sumur
Village, located at a distance of some 50 km. His Holiness will be
received at the monastery by His Eminence the Gaden Tripa, Kalon for
the Department of Security, members of Local Tibetan Assembly,
Tibetan Settlement Officer and members of Bod-Rawang Denpe Legul
Tsokchung and director of TCV school.

His Eminence the Gaden Tripa will offer auspicious Mendel Tensum to
His Holiness the Dalai Lama upon his arrival at the monastery.
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