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Independent Tibet’s first foreigner officer passes away at 90

Dharamsala, September 25: The first foreigner to serve in the Tibetan government services and Given an official rank has passed away in England on September 20 at the age of 90. Robert Webster Ford joined the Government of Tibet as a radio operator in the early 1940’s. He was asked by the Tibetan government to start Tibet’s first broadcasting station, train Tibetan radio operators and set up a radio communications network Throughout Tibet. …(….)

Phayhul.com, September 25, 2013

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