PM meets Chinese Vice Foreign Minister
Vice Foreign Minister of China Ms Fu Ying, who arrived in the country today leading an eight-member delegation for the 20th round of boundary talks,called on the Prime Minister Lyonchhen Jigmi Y Thinley at the Gyalyong Tshogkhang today.
The boundary talks between Bhutan and the government of the People’s Republic of China is scheduled in the capital tomorrow.
Lyonchhen welcomed Vice Foreign Minister Ms Fu Ying on her first visit to Bhutan. He also conveyed heartfelt condolences from the people and the royal government of Bhutan on the aftermath of heavy rainfall and loss to lives and properties in China. Lyonchhen also expressed his admiration on the extent with which China has been able to lower its poverty level.Vice Foreign Minister spoke of GNH and said that Bhutan’s development model of GNH is increasingly becoming opular and admired in China.
Lyonchhen and Vice Foreign Minister also spoke on several other matters of mutual interest.
Economic affairs minister, who is also the minister-in-charge of foreign affairs, Lyonpo Khandu Wangchuk, International boundaries secretary Dasho Pema Wangchu and foreign secretary Yeshey Dorji were also present at the meeting.