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14 June, 2005

The Dalai Lama to visit Germany June 16-17

Dharamshala, June 14 - His Holiness the Dalai Lama will visit Berlin, Germany, from 16-17 June at the invitation of the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT).

The ICT is a non-profit membership organization with offices in Washington DC, Amsterdam and Berlin.

On 16 June, His Holiness will confer the Light of Truth award on behalf of the ICT to Vaclav Havel, former President of the Czech Republic, Dr. Otto Graf Lamdsdorff of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation and Mrs. Irmtraut W├Ąger of Deutschen Tibethilfe eV.

The award is in recognition of their "outstanding contribution to public understanding of Tibet and its current plight".

His Holiness will also meet leaders and parliamentary members, including the President of the Parliament, Dr. Wolfgang Thierse.

You can read the entire press release at the Phayul.com web site.
06/16/05: this story is also now being carried by the WebIndia123.com web site.

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