Deputy prime minister, culture minister, to meet with Dalai Lama

Deputy Prime Minister Pavel Bělobrádek and Culture Minister Daniel Herman are scheduled on Tuesday to meet with the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama – in Prague for this year’s Forum 2000 conference, the Czech new agency reports. At the weekend, he met with Slovakia’s President Andrej Kiska which drew protests from Chinese representatives. The Dalia Lama has travelled to Prague on many occasions; he was a personal friend of former president Václav Havel, who died in 2011.

Author: Jan Velinger