Tibetan leader visits the White House for the first time

Lobsang Sangye, the head of Tibet's exiled government, arrived at the White House, the US presidential palace for the first time.

This is the first such visit by a leader of the Tibetan government in six decades. This move by America may further increase China's displeasure. Beijing 1. It has been accusing the US of trying to create instability in the region.

The Central Tibetan Administration said in a statement that Sangye visited the White House on Friday at the invitation of Robert Destro, the newly appointed US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Affairs. The Central Tibetan Administration at Dharamshala said in a statement, "This unprecedented meeting is expected to increase participation with US officials."

Last July, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused China of violating Tibetan human rights. Washington supports the meaningful autonomy of the region.