Dalai Lama voices concern over climate changeAugust 9th, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 9 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama who arrived Sunday in the Buddhists dominated town of Leh in Jammu and Kashmir on a three-week visit voiced his concern over climate change caused by global warming, which he said had started showing its “ill-effects on humanity”.
The Dalai Lama, who is in Leh to interact with his disciples, was speaking to a group of prominent citizens of Leh.
The Buddhist spiritual leader said that allout efforts needed to be made to reverse the trend of global warming.
He was received by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who especially flew from Srinagar Saturday evening to receive the spiritual leader at Leh.
The Dalai Lama recalled his friendship with the chief minister’s grandfather Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah and father Farooq Abdullah.
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