Kangra (Himachal Pradesh), May 10 (ANI): After a brief visit to the United States, Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama returned to Dharamsala.
Samdhong Rinpoche, Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile said the Dalai Lama's tour to United States was a success.
"He visited California, Boston and other places. After his successful tour, he has come back to India," said Rinpoche.
The Dalai Lama has visited the U.S. many times and met with the last three U.S.
Presidents, but always in an unofficial capacity - never in the Oval Office. But the Dalai Lama said official or unofficial doesn't matter to him.
The Dalai Lama praised American democracy and thinks President Obama is realistic and open.
In an exclusive interview with FOX News during his five-city tour of the United States, the Dalai Lama said: "I think basically America is a champion of freedom, democracy, liberty." (ANI)