Former Tibetan Political Prisoner Ngawang Sangdrol arrived in Zurich, Switzerland, on May 6, 2003, for medical treatment at the invitation of the Swiss government. She was received at the airport by representatives of the Swiss government and the Tibet Bureau in Geneva. Tibetan organizations in Switzerland have welcomed Sangdrol’s arrival there.

Sangdrol arrived in the United States on March 28, 2003, from Beijing and had been undergoing medical examination in the Washington, D.C. area.

Mr. Bhugyal from the Tibet Bureau in Geneva was among those present at Zurich airport to receive Sangdrol.