Dalai Lama to leave Mumbai hospital Monday

August 31st, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS  

Dharamsala, Aug 31 (IANS) The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, will leave Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital Monday after undergoing tests for abdominal discomfort, his aide said Sunday.”He is now well. He has undergone some tests…will be discharged Monday,” Chhime Chhoekyapa, a senior aide to the spiritual leader, told IANS from Mumbai.

He, however, refused to comment on the outcome of the medical tests.

The Dalai Lama, 73, flew to Mumbai Thursday and was admitted to Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre after he complained of “abdominal discomfort”.

He recently returned to India from a 12-day visit to France.

The Dalai Lama has lived in India since fleeing his homeland in 1959. His government-in-exile, which is not recognised by any country, is based in this Himachal Pradesh town.

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