Dalai Lama visits the Netherlands

Tenzin Gyatso, the Dalai Lama of Tibet, is in the Netherlands for a three day visit.

On Wednesday, the Dalai Lama will be in conversation with students on the TV show The College Tour by NOVA. The spiritual leader will speak to a group of 300 students, some of them are of Chinese descent. The subjects covered are the relationship between China and Tibet and criticism of young people in Tibet on his peaceful struggle.

Thursday, the Dalai Lama, will give a lecture and a Buddhist session in the RAI in Amsterdam.

The Dalai Lama will meet with religious leaders in St James Church in the Hague on Friday, where he will talk with Minister Maxime Verhagen (Foreign Affairs).

The Dalai Lama will also be one of the speakers at the symposium ‘Leadership for a sustainable world’ in the Hague. Other prominent visitors to the conference are former Prime Minister Ruud Lubbers, and Princess Irene.

The latter in the evening the Dalai Lama will make the opening of Night of Tibet, in the Milky Way in Amsterdam.

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