At the initiative of Tibet’s spiritual leader Dalai Lama, SkyWay General Designer Anatoly Yunitskiy met with him in the city of Dharmshala. This event is associated with the introduction of the SkyWay transportation system in this city, where His Holiness resides since 1959.
The personality of Dalai Lama and his religious and cultural status made Dharmshala one of the most visited cities in India, to which more than half a million tourists arrive every year. A significant influx of people to the city with a relatively small territory and challenging terrain leads to serious logistical problems, which the state is planning to solve with the help of SkyWay technology. According to the plan announced by the Minister for urban development Sudhir Sharma, the first section of the 15-km route will be commissioned in the next three years. “Dharmshala will be the pioneer in implementing this innovative technology”, he added in his interview to Indian media.
Anatoly Yunitskiy’s meeting with Dalai Lama included a presentation of the project to create the route of SkyWay string transport in the city. The General Designer explained to His Holiness his vision of the future world order, in which man and nature would be able to exist in harmony with each other, and transport would cease to be a problem not only in Dharmshala, but also everywhere in the world. The views of the inventor of string transport were in tune with the worldview of Tibet’s spiritual leader. His Holiness wished Anatoly Yunitskiy success in implementing his plans and approved of the forthcoming construction.
Dalai Lama is widely known for his optimistic attitude to science and its development potential, he is in favor of careful attitude to nature and abolishment of all forms of violence between people. He was awarded the Nobel peace prize in 1989 for his pacifist and environmental ideas.