Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay met Dr. Bruce W Bunting, the President of Bhutan Foundation today evening.
Lyonchhen thanked Dr. Bunting for his support in Bhutan and commended him for his work in establishing World Wildlife Fund offices in Bhutan, Nepal, Thailand, Papua New Guinea and other Asian countries.
Dr. Bunting expressed that Bhutan has been a great model for the world and extended his continuous support in endeavors to Bhutan.
Lyonchhen explained that the success stories on ecological front from a small country like Bhutan has been made possible by the the World Wildlife Fund. Lyonchhen added that Bhutan is trying to serve as an inspiration for other countries.
Dr. Bunting was formerly the Managing Director and Vice President of World Wildlife Fund. He first visited Bhutan in 1986 and has been a long time advisor to the Bhutanese government on a variety of issues including the establishment of Bhutan’s national park system, the Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation, and the Bhutan Health Trust Fund.