H.H. the Dalai Lama to Attend Nobel Laureates' Conference in Jordan

May 25th 2005

Dharamshala 16 May 2005, TibetNet: His Holiness the Dalai Lama will leave tonight for the kingdom of Jordan. After successfully completing the visit to Dhakpo Shedrup Ling monastery in Kullu, His Holiness left for New Delhi yesterday.
 
His Holiness is visiting the kingdom of Jordan at the invitation of King Abdullah II to attend the 2005 Petra Conference of Nobel Laureates beginning on 18 May in Petra, 260 kilometres south of Aman, the capital city of Jordan, Voice of Tibet radio service quoted Tenzin Takhla of the private office of His Holiness as saying.
 
The conference is jointly organised by King Abdullah II Fund for Development and Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity. Around 40 Nobel laureates will take part in the two-day conference. The conference will also be attended by former US president Bill Clinton, President of Ukraine, former prime minister of Singapore and several other businessmen and politicians. The participants will discuss various issues facing the world today.
 
The conference, which will be closed for media, will submit its report to the World Economic Forum to be held in Aman from 20 May. His Holiness, who considers promoting inter religious harmony as one of the most important duties, will interact with Islamic leaders and students in Aman on 20 May. His Holiness will leave Jordan on the same day.
 

Latest News

Eight Verses for Training the Mind
October 31st 2014
Boston, MA, USA, 30 October 2014 - In bright, clear autumn light, His Holiness the Dalai Lama made a short drive this morning from his Boston hotel to the Wang Theater, a theater elaborately decorated in a renaissance style that is part of the Citi Performing Arts Center. He had been invited to teach by the Prajna Upadesa Foundation, a community of Vietnamese Buddhists interested in the Nalanda tradition established in 2009.

Talk about How to Develop the Heart and Discussion of Service
October 29th 2014

Audience for Tibetans, Interfaith Discussion and Secular Ethics Public Talk
October 27th 2014

Neuroplasticity & Healing in Birmingham AL & a Visit to 16th Street Baptist Church
October 26th 2014

Meeting with the Canadian Parliamentary Friends of Tibet
October 25th 2014

Explore