Dharamsala, April 5: Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay on Tuesday congratulated Mehbooba Mufti for becoming the first woman chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir.
"As you embark upon the responsibility of the first woman chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, I wish you all the luck and success in your endeavours. May the new government under your supreme leadership work for the public aspirations and peace of the region," Sangay said in a statement.
He also congratulated Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh and the ministers of the new government.
Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti on Monday took oath as the chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir. She heads a coalition government with the BJP.
The Tibetan exile administration is based here in Himachal Pradesh state.