Doctors say Dalai Lama condition not serious

Other News Materials 29 August 2008 12:45 (UTC +04:00)

The doctors have told us that absolutely there is no cause for concern," said Chhime Chhoekyapa, a senior aide to the Dalai Lama, reported TimeTurk.

Chhoekyapa said the Dalai Lama is "doing fine" and is undergoing checkups, although he did not elaborate.

The 73-year-old Dalai Lama was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai on Thursday with "abdominal discomfort".

He had cancelled two trips abroad after complaining of fatigue.