Dalai Lama Asks People To Preserve Environment

November 11th 2009

Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh, India 10 November 2009 (PTI) - Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama today asked people to preserve the environment and work for development of religion, health and education.

Expressing concern over climate change and global warming, the Dalai Lama said he always told people to preserve the environment.

"Do not use plastic bags and do not litter, keep your surroundings clean," he said.

Praising development in the region, the Dalai Lama said the situation had improved significantly comparing to what he saw when he came here from Tibet 50 years back.

"I am impressed about the efforts of people to preserve religion and culture and for development of education and health," he said in an address to the public at the Tawang Higher Secondary ground on the fourth day of his visit here.

 

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