Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay met H.E. Dr. Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, President of the Republic of Iceland this afternoon.
Welcoming the President, Lyonchhen conveyed the warm greetings of His Majesty the King and said it was an honour to receive the President in Bhutan today.
Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay is in Trongsa today for the mid-year evaluation of annual performance agreements (APAs) signed between the Prime Minister and Dzongdags of Trongsa, Zhemgang and Bumthang last year.
Lyonchhen emphasized that the agreements will benefit all Dzongdags, civil servants and LG officials in reaching their overall objectives. Lyonchhen commended on their progress and said that they must frame bigger targets and start paving their way to bigger successes in the coming years.
Lyonchhen said that it was important to devise improved measures for immediate redressal of challenges and acquiring necessary support from the government for efficient public service delivery.
Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay and the members of the government performance and management system (GPMS) completed the mid-year review of annual performance agreements (APA) of six eastern dzongkhags in Mongar yesterday.
The Dzongdags of Trashi Yangtse, Pema Gatshel, Lhuentse, Samdrup Jongkhar, Trashigang and Mongar presented their achievements of the last six months yesterday at the Mongar Dzong.