On the Occasion of His Holiness the Dalai Lama's 80th Birthday
Secretary of State
I am pleased to extend warm wishes to His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the occasion of his 80th birthday on July 6.
People of diverse faith and non-faith traditions around the world are inspired by his messages of peace, compassion, and non-violence.
I have always appreciated His Holiness’ humor, wisdom, and humility, as well as his dedication to his people and to humanity.
I wish His Holiness the very best on this auspicious occasion.