Will be pleased if female succeeds me: Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama has alluded previously to the possibility of a woman eventually filling his role.

`Tibetan freedom movement will succeed`

Tibetan Prime Minister-in-Exile Lobsang Sangay expressed hope that Dalai Lama will return to Lhasa during his lifetime.

Dalai Lama to mark 77th birthday on Friday

The Central Tibetan administration has formed an organising committee to host the occasion with fervour.

Sangay concerned over unrest in Tibet

Lobsang Sangay, prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, sought an end to "human rights violations by China".