PM at the Opening Session of National Parks Conference held at the Royal Banquet Hall
Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay , Home Minister Damcho Dorji, Health Minister Tandin Wangchuk, Zhabto Lyonpo Dorji Choden, Information and Communication Minister D.N Dhungyel and the Cabinet Secretary Dasho Penden Wangchuk with the Dzongdas of 20 Dzongkhags.
The Foreign Minister Luvsanvandan Bold and The Minister of Environment and Green Development Oyun Sanjaasuren of Mongolia called on to PM on 7th August 2014 at the UNESCAP Headquarter, Bangkok.
Mr. Seiji Kihara, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Japan called on to PM on 7th August 2014 at the UNESCAP Headquarter, Bangkok.
Lyonchhen attended the 21st Annual Dzongda\\\'s conference as the Chief Guest today. And spoke about the need to improve the economy of our country and said that more focus needs to be given to the Five Jewels of our economy which includes Hydro Power, Agriculture, Tourism,Small and Medium Enterprise and Mining
Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay was called on by Ms. Lakshmi Venkatachalam, Vice President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and her delegation at the Gyalyong Tshogkhang this afternoon.
Lyonchhen conveyed that he was very happy to receive the Vice President and said that Bhutan would continue to draw inspiration from ADB’s continual efforts toward promoting green and inclusive growth.
Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay attended the National Graduates Orientation Program at the Royal Institute of Management, Semtokha this morning.
The Prime Minister’s address highlighted on “Democracy in Bhutan and it’s challenges.”
H.E. Mr. Murray McCully
- HE thanked PM for meeting and conveyed his deep appreciation for the warm hospitality extended to him and his delegates.
- HE apprised the PM on the Bhutan’s potential in the area of tourism and shared the New Zealand experience and said he would be happy to further collaborate to develop and work together in this area of interest.
- In addition HE also briefed PM on New Zealand’s experience in Hydropower, Geothermal power, various industries and extended support and technical expertise in these fields.
- HE informed PM on the visit of the Chief Executive of Tourism Board, New Zealand who was going to visit Bhutan in September.
- HE submitted on the proposal of accrediting the New Zealand High Commissioner in Delhi to Bhutan and formally establishing a diplomatic relation.
- HE then shared and briefed PM on the interest of New Zealand to contest for UNSC seat in the upcoming UNGA. HE shared and informed PM on the stand of New Zealand and the reasons as to why it was integral for small country like New Zealand to seek seat in the UNSC.
- HE once again thanked the PM and conveyed the formal invitation of the PM, New Zealand to visit some time soon.