The president thanked the religious leader for his letter at the International Conference on Religious Freedom in Hsinchu
By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 14th Dalai Lama sent a letter dated May 24 to the International Conference on Religious Freedom, held in Hsinchu on Thursday (May 30), which said religious freedom is a human right.
President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), who also attended the conference, said Taiwan is the freest country in the Indo-Pacific region in terms of religion. She thanked the Dalai Lama for sending the message and a blessing the conference would contribute to a happier, more peaceful world
Tsai also thanked other religious leaders and representatives from around the world for attending the conference, saying, “Let’s work hand in hand and through dialogue, to strive for freedom of religion for all mankind.” [FULL STORY]