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Tibetan non secular chief the Dalai Lama in the present day congratulated Joe Biden for being sworn in because the 46th President of the USA and thanked him for his long-standing help for the Tibetan individuals.
He additionally expressed confidence that Biden will contribute to shaping a extra peaceable world through which these affected by “starvation”, “illness” and “violence” will discover assist.
Joe Biden was sworn in because the 46th president of the USA on Wednesday at a historic inaugural ceremony, pledging to unite the nation and calling on People to finish the “uncivil battle” that has fractured the deeply polarised nation.
Kamala Harris was additionally sworn in as America’s first girl Vice President in a time-honoured ceremony on the steps of the US Capitol, amidst unprecedented safety following the January 6 mob assault in Washington D C by supporters of former US president Donald Trump.
In a letter written to the US president, the Tibetan non secular chief stated, As somebody deeply involved with the ecological disaster our planet faces, I’m so happy that you’re elevating the problem of local weather change to your highest precedence and that the USA is rejoining the Paris Local weather Accord. International warming is an pressing risk to the entire world and to the survival of our species.
Might I additionally commend you for different measures you’re taking in the direction of the betterment of the USA of America. I’ve lengthy been an admirer of your nice nation, the bastion of liberty, democracy, spiritual freedom and the rule of legislation. The entire world locations its hope within the democratic imaginative and prescient and management of the USA.
“In these difficult occasions, I’m assured that you’ll contribute to shaping a extra peaceable world through which these affected by starvation, illness and violence might discover assist. The necessity to deal with these points is certainly urgent,” the letter learn.
The Dalai Lama additionally hailed the encouragement of American individuals and their leaders in efforts to protect historical Buddhist tradition.
“… I take this chance to specific our gratitude on your long-standing help for the Tibetan individuals. It has been our success to have loved the friendship and encouragement of the American individuals and their leaders in our endeavour to guard and protect our historical Buddhist tradition, a tradition of peace, non-violence and compassion,” he stated within the letter.
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