Tibet (British Mining Expert).

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland. – in the House of Commons on 13th July 1922.

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asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether Tibet has asked for the loan of British advisers in any capacity; and whether, in that event, any recommendations are being made or have been made?

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The only request of this kind hitherto received from the Tibetan Government was for the temporary loan of the services of a mining expert. Arrangements were made accordingly for Sir Henry Hayden, late Director of the Indian Geological Survey, to pay a visit to Tibet.