Tibet separatists doomed to fail: China party chief

March 8th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, Mar.8 (ANI): Tibetan Party Secretary Zhang Qingli has said that attempts to promote the cause of Tibetan independence will fail, and has accused Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, of never stopping to plot for a separate Tibet from China.
Zhang, the secretary of the Tibet Autonomous Region Committee of the Communist Party of China, was speaking on the sidelines of the ongoing session of the National People’s Congress, the top legislature.
“I have never heard that the Dalai Lama has refrained from wanting to split Tibet from China,” the China Daily quoted Zhang as telling reporters after a panel discussion by the Tibetan delegation.
“We will never tolerate those who are set on such activities,” he added.
Qiangba Puncog, the Chairman of the Government of the Tibet Autonomous Region, expressed his confidence in Tibet’s security during the forthcoming Olympic Games.
He warned that the activities of the Dalai Lama clique were the “main factors of instability in Tibet”.
“They will not succeed. We are fully prepared and have full confidence. We will definitely ensure the Olympics and Olympic-related events in Tibet proceed smoothly,” he said.
The Tibet leg of the Olympic torch relay is due to scale Mount Qomolangma. (ANI)

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