Dalai Lama to visit Raleigh later this year

Tibet's exiled government and Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama stands on stage before making a speech to an audience at the ESS Stadium in Aldershot, southern England, Monday, June 29, 2015. Before the speech on Monday, the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader inaugurated the Buddhist Community Centre UK. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Raleigh’s mayor is helping set up a visit from the Dalai Lama in October.

The City of Raleigh told CBS North Carolina Mayor Nancy McFarlane is personally setting up an October visit from the Nobel Prize winner.

McFarlane went to Tibet earlier this month and met Buddhist spiritual leader.


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