Switzerland: Sonam Choephel Shosur, Chief Tibetan Election Commissioner of the Central Tibetan Administration, arrived in Switzerland on 14 June 2019. At the Zurich airport, Sonam Therchin from the Tibet Bureau in Geneva and Norbu Tsamda, President, and Mr. Lhaning Pema, former Vice-President, of the Tibetan Community in Switzerland and Liechtenstein received the Chief Commissioner.
The visit of the Chief Election Commissioner was to edify the Tibetan community on the recent amended Tibetan electoral system.
On 15 June, the awareness talk program for the Tibetan Community was held at Haaggeri hall in Samstagern, Horgen. Given the importance of having a clear understanding of the new legislation and amendment in rules and regulations of the electoral system, Shosur thoroughly explained and specified each and every revised provision in the Election rules. Members of the Tibetan Community asked pertinent questions to the Chief Election Commissioner in the later part of the awareness talk program. The event was also web-casted live by the Tibetan Community in Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
The Chief Election Commissioner, Sonam Shosur left for Paris, France by train on 16 June, where he is scheduled to meet Tibetan Community there.
-Filed by Tibet Bureau, Geneva