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Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay’s Nominee for Kalon Fails To Pass Parliament

The Tibetan Parliament in Exile on Saturday voted to reject Sikyong Sangay’s nominee, Tenzin Dhardon Sharling, for Kalon (minister) of the Department of Foreign and International Relations (DIIR). The Sikyong has had to withdraw Ms. Sharling once already in June of this year due to her not having reached the minimum required age of 35. The Tibetan press reported at the time that both the Sikyong and Ms. Sharling had misunderstood the fact ...