China's Tibetan delegation pays official visit to Switzerland

GENEVA, March 28 (Xinhua) -- A National People's Congress (NPC) delegation of legislators from southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region Tuesday night arrived in Zurich and kicked off an official visit to Switzerland after a 4-day visit in Britain.

The delegation, headed by Padma Choling, who is also a senior member of China's NPC Standing Committee, aims to introduce the latest information regarding Tibet's social and economic development, environmental protection, as well as cultural inheritance.

The delegation will meet Swiss media and local inhabitants from Tibet and will head to the Swiss capital city of Bern to meet officials from the parliament and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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