Penpa Tsering, who is considered an experienced administrator, had earlier also served as North America Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 2016 for a year.
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It will go through the southeast of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, one of the world's most geologically active areas.
The United States is committed to helping Tibetans safeguard their way of life, American diplomat Robert A Destro said.
Yan Zhiyong said, the project could serve to maintain water resources and domestic security
The Sichuan-Tibet Railway is the second such project in Tibet after the Qinghai-Tibet Railway and will go through the southeast of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.
The shadow warriors of the Special Frontier Force now deployed in Ladakh gives India a distinct edge on the border.
The Chinese government has also indicated it is waiting out the Dalai Lama, believing his campaign for greater Tibetan autonomy will end with him.
Although the foreigner travel ban is an annual occurrence, the occasion of the 60th anniversary of an abortive 1959 uprising against Chinese rule in Tibet is drawing added attention.
Li talked with officials and residents and visited the famed Jokhang Temple and the upcoming Lhasa-Nyingchi section of the Sichuan-Tibet railway.
The events to be attended by Dalai Lama have now been scaled down and moved comfortably away from the political capital of India to Dharamshala, some 500 km away.
Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale had sent a letter dated February 22 to cabinet secretary PK Sinha regarding this, and four days later, Sinha issued the directive to all government functionaries.
A sub-regional strategy with Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal will only help India be able to bargain with China from a position of strength on water sharing issues.
The move, that is expected to "turn Xinjiang into California", has raised concerns among environmentalists about its likely impact on the Himalayan region
It also protested that when the Tibetan spiritual leader was permitted by India to visit various areas in the north- east, including Arunachal Pradesh, this year.
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