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Tibetan 'Constitutional Amendment Drafting Committee' Formed

The Tibetan parliament-in-exile formed a five member "Constitutional Amendment Drafting Committee" representing both Kashag (Cabinet) and the Parliament in exile Monday as per a resolution passed unanimously on the last day of the 14th Tibetan parliament's regular session.

The Dalai Lama has announced that he is resigning from politics to focus on spiritual matters. The 76-year-old Nobel peace laureate has called for reform of Tibet’s government-in-exile for decades, but says he will continue in his role as Tibet’s Buddhist spiritual leader.