A delegation of China's Tibetan legislators concluded its visit to the United States on Saturday (April 11, 2015) after meeting with Congressional members and local dignitaries to boost ties between the two countries and remove “misunderstandings about China's Tibet”.

Shingtsa Tenzin Chodrak, Deputy to the Chinese National People's Congress (NPC), Head the NPC delegation to San Francisco and Houston from April 7 to April 11, and met with U.S. Representatives David Valadao, Mike Honda and Sheila Jackson Lee.

Tenzin Chodrak, who also serves as vice chairman of the Standing Committee of the TAR People’s Congress, up dated his U.S. counterparts on the tremendous changes that have taken place in the past 50 years since the creation of Tibet Autonomous Region in 1965.Tibet has achieved economic prosperity and social progress thanks to the help from the central government and the Chinese people of other ethnic groups, Tenzin Chodrak said. During the meetings, U.S. Representatives and officials welcomed the delegation, and appreciated their efforts in presenting a real and comprehensive picture of Tibet. They voiced belief that the Tibetans' U.S. tour will deepen the U.S. mainstream Society understanding of Tibet and promote friendships between the two peoples.


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