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Dalai Lama gives Swiss Francs 100,000 to Aid Victims of Haiti Earthquake བོད་སྐད།


Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama has donated 100,000 Swiss Francs to facilitate relief efforts for the victims of last month’s earthquake in Haiti, through the International Red Cross Committee in Geneva.

According to the website of the Tibetan government-in-exile in India said Thursday.

Welcoming the Dalai Lama’s gesture and commitment to the humanitarian efforts in Haiti, Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Bekele Geleta, “expressed heartfelt gratitude for the generous contribution in support of their operation in Haiti”.

“Your commitment to help our operation in Haiti is much appreciated and your gesture of solidarity has been communicated to the Haitian Red Cross and to our teams based in the field, where activities are being coordinated and implemented to reach the victims of this terrible disaster,” Geleta said in a letter to the Tibetan spiritual leader.

Some information for this report was provided by TibetNet and IANS.

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