Lyonchhen meets Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Japan.

Mr. Taro Kimura, special advisor to the Prime Minister of Japan and his delegation met Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay at the Gyalyong Tshogkhang this morning.

Lyonchhen meets Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Japan

Lyonchhen told Mr. Kimura that happiness, agriculture and forestry are interrelated and the 11thFYP places a strong emphasis on overall development and inclusive growth with a focus on agriculture development and achieving self-reliance.

Lyonchhen said that agriculture was extremely important for Bhutan and the farmers in Bhutan need help and support from the government to improve agricultural productivity.

“We look forward to a greater Japanese support to help us grow more economically in the future. I’d like to personally request assistance from Japan,” Lyonchhen said.

Mr. Kimura said it was with great pleasure that he was visiting Bhutan for the very first time. Mr. Kimura also congratulated Lyonchhen for instituting a firm and successful democratic settlement in the country.

Hon’ble Lyonchhen said this visit, soon after the second general elections, marks the high level of goodwill, support and the bilateral bond of friendship between the two countries.

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