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About Three Hundred Children Attend Weekend Tibetan Classes in Belgium

Interview with Sonam Tsering, Secretary, Tibetan Cultural Society, Belgium. Tsering said that with the newest school opened, May 8, at Gent, the Tibetans in Belgium have six Tibetan language classes across the country, underscoring the importance and urgency of such programs for Tibetan exile children. He said that around three hundred Tibetan children attend these weekend classes and that they follow the text books prescribed by the Education Department of the Central Tibetan Administration, where most of the teachers are trained and experienced, and serve as volunteers.