DHARAMSALA, 7 June: The Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile(TPIE) has congratulated Tibetan-Canadian MPP Bhutila Karpoche on her re-election as the MPP of Parkdale-High Park, Canada.
“Your re-election as the MPP proves the faith that the people of Parkdale-High Park have instilled in your leadership and commitment,” Khenpo Sonam Tenphel, the Speaker of the TPIE has said in a missive addressed to the MPP.
The Speaker has further stated that “As a Tibetan, you have always voiced and apprised the government and the people of Canada regarding the critical issue of Tibet and the danger of extinguishing the Tibetan Culture and heritage under the Chinese brutal regime.”
“You have carried your responsibility as the MPP with dignity and respect in fulfilling the aspirations of the general public of Parkdale in every way possible. I hope you will continue to do so in the future too.”
The Speaker of the 17th TPIE has also expressed his deepest gratitude to the MPP for her contribution to the Tibetan cause and for advocating Human Rights.
“I congratulate you once again and wish you all the best for your future endeavours in fulfilling the aspiration of your people,” he concluded.
Thanking the Parkdale—High Park following her re-election on Friday, the MPP has declared that “you can count on me to be a strong voice and work hard on the issues that matter to us.”
Ontario New Democratic Party’s Bhutila Karpoche was declared the winner with 5,964 votes (53.3 per cent) of the ballots.