Mayor Bell meets the Dalai Lama in Japan

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham Mayor William Bell is far away from home. He’s a guest of the Mind And Life Institute in Kyoto, Japan.

While there, he’s meeting Dalai Lama during the once in a lifetime trip.

The two talked about human rights, and his upcoming visit to Birmingham. The Dalai Lama will be in the Magic City October 24 through 27.

He’ll attend several events throughout that weekend, including an address at Regions Field.

Tickets to all of the public events will go on sale in May.

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