The Tibetan parliament in exile - Europe

Ü-Tsang, Kham and Amdo, the three traditional Tibetan provinces choose, 10 parliament members each. The four schools of Tibetan Buddhism and the traditional Bon-Sect elect 2 representatives each. Four parliament members are elected by Tibetans in western countries: 2 from Europe and 2 from North America.

The two members of parliament from Europe are elected by Tibetans living in Europe. The current 2 parliamentary representatives from Europe are:

Ven. Thupten Wangchen

The Ven. Thupten Wangchen was born in 1954 in Tibet, in the village of Kirong (happy valley, in Tibetan) through the auspices of H.H the Dalai Lama and the Indian government assistance, could enter a school for Tibetan refugees in Dalhousie.

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Mr. Thupten Gyatso

Mr. Thupten Gyatso was born on 1st January 1971. He studied until Pharchin /Master of Prajnaparamita (a degree of Buddhist Philosophy) at Mugye Monastery in Tibet.

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