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Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay’s visit to Australia 11th to 13th October 2016

Lyonchhen Tshering Togbay visited Australia from 11th to 13th October 2016 and is the first Prime Minister of Bhutan to visit Australia officially.

11th October 2016. Brisbane: Lyonchhen spoke at the International Water Authority (IWA) World Water Congress 2016. Lyonchhen also interacted with the Bhutanese studying and living in Brisbane and also in the evening Lyonchhen flew to Canberra and was received by the President and the members of the Australia Bhutan Association in Canberra (ABAC) at the airport.

Lyonchhen met with H.E. Mr. Katsuyuki Kawai of Japan

Lyonchhen met with H.E. Mr. Katsuyuki Kawai, Member of Parliament and Special Advisor to Prime Minister of Japan this afternoon at Gyalyong Tshogkhang.

Lyonchhen informed H.E. Mr. Kawai that the socio economic, political, environment, and cultural development in Bhutan are all going well because of our friends and “Japan is one of our oldest friends” Lyonchhen added.

PM Launches REMIT Bhutan

A Non-Resident Bhutanese can avail the facility to open Foreign Currency (FC) Account with the authorised banks in Bhutan for the purpose of remitting savings and earnings to their own foreign currency account or to their relatives. The authorised banks are – Bank of Bhutan Ltd; Bhutan National Bank; T Bank and Druk PNB Bank Ltd.

Thanking the Royal Monetary Authority and the partner Banks at the launch of Remit Bhutan – Foreign Currency Account, this evening, Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay said that this arrangement will encourage savings and make transfer of money easer for Bhutanese living abroad. (For more information visit :


Lyonchhen meets Shri Narendra Modi Nath, Prime Minister of India

Lyonchhen meets Shri Narendra Modi Nath, Prime Minister of India

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