First Tibetan Passport Found after 15 Years’

Fifty-six years ago on the roof of the world – Lhasa – the first Tibetan passport was prepared that was recognized by various nations. Twelve years ago, the passport that represented a sound affirmation in world opinion of Tibet’s de-facto independence and was of immense historical significance, went missing from Kalimpong.

But after all the rigorous search operations, the passport prepared by the Tibetan Government and used by Tsepon Shakabpa, the then Tibet’s Secretary of Finance (1930-1950) was recovered from an antique dealer in Nepal last week. Click the link below to read whole article.


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