September 1, 2009 – Gyuto
A five-member delegation of the French Parliament called upon on His Holiness Karmapa, at his Gyuto residence, during their visit to Dharmasala.
Mr. Jean Francois Humbert, senator from Franche Comte province in Eastern France, headed the delegation from the French Senate (sénat) or the upper house of the French Parliament.
The other members are Mr. Jean Pierre Plancade, senator, Socialist group and member of the Tibet Information Group; Mr. Thierry Repentin, senator, Socialist Party and member of the Tibet Information Group; and Mrs. Jacquelin Panis, senator, ruling UMP (Union for a Popular Movement) and member of the Tibet Information Group. Mr Philippe Brault, administrator of the Senate and Mr. Wangpo Bashi, secretary of the Tibet Bureau in Paris, accompanied the delegation.
Gyalwang Karmapa meets with five-member delegation of the French Parliament.