Panchen Lama ‘a college graduate with job’, says China

A man carries a portrait of the 11th Panchen Lama. Photo-Financial Times

By Tenzin Dharpo DHARAMSHALA, May 19: Days after the 25th anniversary of Tibet’s revered religious leader 11th Panchen Lama’s disappearance, Beijing has made a revelation regarding Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the boy chosen by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said Tuesday that Gedhun Choekyi Nyima “received free compulsory education when […]