Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay met H.E Dr. S. Jaishankar, Foreign Secretary, Government of India (GoI) at the Gyelyong Tshogkhang today.
Lyonchhen congratulated Dr. Jaishankar on his appointment as the Foreign Secretary of India and thanked him for choosing Bhutan as his first bilateral visit after resuming the post of the Foreign Secretary, GoI.
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.