Lyonchhen met and spoke to the Engineers from Department of Road, MOWHS. He urged the engineers not to compromise on the quality of road while working with the contractors.
Ambassador V.P. Haran called on Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay
Lyonchhen and the Health Minister with the health workers at Paro International Airport on July 11. The 12 year old boy who was hit by an arrow was airlifted to a hospital in India.
The SAARC Secretary General, Commerce Ministers and Heads of delegation from the SAARC member countries who are attending the Eighth SAFTA Ministerial Council Meeting made a joint call on to Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay
During the call on, Lyonchhen and the heads of delegations discussed about the need for more economic integration, ensuring regional connectivity, increasing competitiveness and diversifying trade opportunities within the SAARC member countries.
The Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay today met with H.E. Mr. Tofail Ahmed, the Minister for Commerce of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh at the Gyalyong Tshogkhang.
The Minister and his delegation were warmly received by Lyonchhen, and Mr. Ahmed who is here to attend the SAFTA meeting said that he was delighted to be in Bhutan and he looked forward to holding fruitful discussions during the meeting.
Lyonchhen conveyed that he was always touched and glad to receive such high-level visits from Bangladesh and said that a compelling friendship between the two nations is greatly admired and revered.
Lyonchhen and Mr. Ahmed further talked about strengthening collaboration in agriculture, tourism, mining and other areas of shared interests.
After thanking the ambassador for his visit, Lyonchhen said that Bhutan was very fortunate to be friends with Japan and the goodwill of Japan has been benefitting us tremendously.