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Historic documents show Tibet an inseparable part of China


Source: | 04-12-2008 12:50

Special Report:   3.14 Tibet Riots

Fifteen historic documents kept in China's State Archives Administration show Tibet has been under the central government's rule since the Yuan Dynasty more than seven centuries ago.

Fifteen historic documents kept in China's State Archives Administration show Tibet has been under the central government's rule since the Yuan Dynasty more than seven centuries ago.
Fifteen historic documents kept in China's State Archives
Administration show Tibet has been under the central
government's rule since the Yuan Dynasty more than seven
centuries ago.

The fifteen documents include official dispatches of the central government on setting government offices, carrying out administration functions and appointing local officials in Tibet, all carrying the government's official stamps, as well as letters sent by the Dalai Lama to the central government.

They have been preserved in the State Archives Administration.

Yang Dongquan, Curator of SAAC said "This seal shows that the central government already set up administrative office in Tibet during the Yuan Dynasty."

It is known that the reincarnated soul souls is decided by China's emperor drawing a name from a gold urn to become the Dalai Lama and Panchen Lama . The system was established during the reign of Emperor Qianlong over 200 years ago.

This letter of appointment approved a boy named Lhamo Dhondup to be the 14th Dalai Lama by the central government 68 years ago.

There is also an agreement on Tibet's peaceful liberation signed by the Dalai Lama's special envoy with the central government in Beijing in 1951.

And a telegram sent by the Dalai Lama to Chairman Mao Zedong shows he was once loyal to the Chinese government and supported its leadership.

Yang Dongquan said "In the telegram, the Dalai said Tibet's local government and its monks and people supported and would help the stationinng of the People's Liberation Army in Tibet to consolidate national defense, drive out imperialist powers and protect the sovereignty of China's territory."

These documents prove Tibet is a part of China and show that the 14th Dalai Lama's claim that Tibet was an independent country in history is a lie. All the documents can be viewed on the official website of China's State Archives Administration.


Editor:Xiong Qu