Mr Karma CHOEYING is the Secretary of Department of Information and International Relations of the Central Tibetan Administration (DIIR, CTA). In his 24-year long illustrious administrative service with the CTA since 1996, Mr. Choeying had held many offices across India as the Additional Secretary at the Department of Home, the Administration section head at the DIIR, the General Secretary at the Bureau of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, New Delhi, the Tibetan Welfare Officer in Kalimpong and Darjeeling, the Secretary at the Tibetan Settlement Office, Dehradun, and Co-operative Secretary for Rabgay Ling Tibetan Co-operative Society, Hunsur. Overseas, he has served as the Secretary at the Office of Tibet in Brussels. Mr. Choeying was one of the handful Tibetan students who received the Tibetan Scholarship Program award in 2007 for a one-year study program at the University of San Francisco. He is a graduate of the University of Delhi, and completed his schooling from Tibetan Children’s Village in Ladakh, where he was also born.