Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay met a delegation from the European Union (EU) led by Ms. Maria Castillo Fernandez, Head of Division of European External Action Service
PM met H.E. Mr. Piyush Goyal, Minister of Power, GoI at ITC Maurya in New Delhi.
Lyonchhen meets delegates from India-Bhutan Friendship Association (IBFA) led by Dr. Bhishma Narain Singh, Former Cabinet Minister of Works and Housing and former Governor of Assam and Tamil Nadu
Lyonchhen met Prime Minister of India H.E. Shri Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015, and discussed matters of mutual interest
Lyonchhen received Deputy Prime Minister of Nepal, H.E. Prakash Man Singh and his delegation at Permanent Mission Bhutan, New York on the sidelines of the Sustainable Development Summit - 2015
Lyonpo Ngeema Sangay Chenpo in dialogue with Dr. Dilip. The MoLHR invited Dr. Dilip Chenoy CEO/Managing Director of National Skills Development Cooperation (NSDC), India, the invitation was extended to initiate dialogue for establishment of linkages with NSDC in possible areas of collaboration and partnership in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET).
Lyonchhen meets H.E. Dr. S. Jaishankar, Foreign Secretary of India and delegation at ITC Maurya in New Delhi
Lyonchhen welcomed the ambassador and thanked him for taking initiative to visit Bhutan.
Ambassador Angeloni expressed that Italy is keen to explore newer areas of cooperation to further deepen the relations between the two countries, particularly in sectors such as research, trainings and sports.
Lyonchhen took part in a panel discussion on “Gross National Happiness in the Context of Results Based Management and Sustainable Development Goals”
Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay took part in a panel discussion on “Gross National Happiness in the Context of Results Based Management and Sustainable Development Goals” at the UNICEF’s Regional Management Team Meeting taking place in Thimphu.
Lyonchhen spoke broadly about Gross National Happiness (GNH), shared briefly the findings of GNH Survey 2015, GNH in the context of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). He also shared some of the measures this government is taking to promote the Four Pillars of GNH in order to realise its aspiration and vision for the good of the people.
The Hon’ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Minister of Agriculture and Forests returned after a successful tour of three Dzongkhags, from 29 October to 3 November 2015. Accompanied by officials from Department of Livestock, Research Development Center, Regional Marketing Cooperative office, Regional Livestock Development Center, Regional Food Corporation of Bhutan, Samdrup Jongkhar and Dzongkhags, Lyonpo visited and launched several RNR activities.
29 October 2015: Enroute to Mongar, Lyonpo formally launched sheep restocking at Dungbithang sheep farm, Bumthang. The sheep in the farm was restocked with additional 246 native sheep taking the herd strength to 360. Such measure, according to Lyonpo, is expected to not only revive sheep farming but also conserve the genetic resources, offering wider choice of genetic materials for effective breeding and selection; and preserve and enrich the associated culture and tradition.