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

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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Dasho Tshering Tobgay, Lyonchhen welcomed His Excellency Mr. Jose Ramon Baranano Fernandez to Bhutan and congratulated him on presenting his Credentials to His Majesty the King and being appointed as the new Ambassadors of Spain to Bhutan.

Lyonchhen meets the Australian Ambassador

The new ambassador of Australia called on the Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay at the Gyalyong Tshogkhang today.

 Lyonchhen extended a warm welcome to the ambassador, H.E. Mr. Patrick Suckling and congratulated him for having presented his credentials to His Majesty the Druk Gyalpo earlier today. He said that Bhutan has great admiration and respect toward Australia for consistently providing valuable support and assistance.

Lyonchhen added that the two countries share a very special relationship and he has high hopes that the relationship will solidify during the ambassador’s tenure in Bhutan.

Ambassador Suckling said that Australia shares Bhutan’s belief that growth must be inclusive and sustainable. He said that Australia will continue to be Bhutan’s development partner and identify new areas for partnership.


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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