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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.

MoLHR Minister meets Australian Ambassador Patrick Suckling

Hon’ble Lyonpo Ngeema Sangay Tshempo was called on by the Australian Ambassador to Bhutan, H.E. Mr. Patrick Suckling at the Minister’s office today.

Hon’ble Minster and Ambassador discussed on the establishment of linkages with relevant institutes in Australia and also discussed about the possibility to venture in TVET sectors.




Lyonchhen meets Shri Narendra Modi Nath, Prime Minister of India

Lyonchhen meets Shri Narendra Modi Nath, Prime Minister of India

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