Dasho Tshering Tobgay, Prime Minister at the closing of the two-days training on Control and Monitoring of construction of tunnels & underground space

H.E DASHO TSHERING TOBGAY PRIME MINISTER OF BHUTAN AT THE SIDE EVENT ON USING THE MULTIDIMENSIONAL POVERTY INDEX TO TRACK PROGRESS IN THE SDGS

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Lyonchhen Dasho Tshering Tobgay inaugurated Gyalpozhing College of Information Technology (GCIT)

Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay met H.E. Mr. Tomasz Kozlowski, the newly appointed Ambassador of European Union

Lyonchhen extended a hearty welcome to the ambassador and congratulated him for having presented his credentials to His Majesty the King and assuming the position as EU’s ambassador to Bhutan.

The EU ambassador expressed that he was impressed to observe the institution of democracy in Bhutan. On this, the Prime Minister thanked EU for their generous support in Bhutan’s social and political development.

During the meeting, the two leaders discussed furthering cooperation in sustainable agriculture, combating climate change and disaster management. Lyonchhen extended his gratitude to EU’s useful assistance and support to NGOs in Bhutan, which is expected to encourage sustainable and carbon-neutral tourism in the Kingdom.

Lyonchhen further added that EU’s increased assistance in terms of budgetary support to the local government and civil society organizations in the country has proven to be very useful. Lyonchhen informed that Bhutan is encouraged by EU’s commitment to further strengthen and expand areas of bilateral cooperation.

The ambassador conveyed that he would work in his best interests and continue to build on the existing excellent bilateral relations between Bhutan and EU. 

 


PM meets the new Indian Ambassador

Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay met the Ambassador of India to Bhutan, H.E. Mr. Jaideep Sarkar at the Gyalyong Tshogkhang this evening.

Welcoming him, Lyonchhen congratulated the new ambassador for having presented his credentials to His Majesty the King earlier today.

Lyonchhen and Ambassador Sarkar agreed that both countries share a deep relationship that is not confined by political boundaries but nurtured and strengthened over the decades by the people of the Bhutan and India. Ambassador Sarkar conveyed that he viewed this relationship with a great optimism and was happy to observe the people of the two countries sharing similar aspirations and dreams.



MoE – Informing Children of the New Global Goals

MoE - Informing Children of the New Global Goals

Lyonpo Mingbo Dukpa, the Hon’ble Sherig Lyonpo presided over the launch of the world’s largest lesson entitled “Informing Children of ...

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UNICEF Regional Director calls on PM

UNICEF Regional Director calls on PM

Ms. Karin Hulshof, UNICEF Regional Director for South Asia paid a courtesy call on Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay this afternoon at ...

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PM signs Performance Agreements with Wangdue and Trongsa Dzongdags

PM signs Performance Agreements with Wangdue and Trongsa Dzongdags

The Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay has travelled to Wangdue Phodrang and Trongsa Dzongkhags today. Upon reaching the dzongkhags, Lyonchhen and ...

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PM meets the Singaporean Minister

The Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay today met with H.E. Mr. Lawrence Wong, Acting Minister for Culture, Community and Youth ...

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Speeches of HPM