Lyonchhen meets Pazaps in Punakha.


Pungthang Dechen Phodrang Dzong, one of the oldest Dzongs in the country, located at the confluence of Pho chhu and Mo Chhu rivers, is a historic site for Bhutan. It also sites the earthly body of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, unifier of Bhutan.

Lyonchhen meets Mr. Shahidul Islam, BIMSTEC Secretary General



Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering met His Excellency Mr. Shahidul Islam, BIMSTEC Secretary General at the Gyalyong Tshogkhang on 13th February, 2019.

Lyonchhen welcomed H.E. Mr. Islam to Bhutan and highlighted the essence of BIMSTEC in its role of cooperation beyond the SAARC region.

H.E. Mr. Islam thanked Bhutan’s participation in the 4th BIMSTEC Summit held in Nepal under the leadership of Chief Justice Tshering Wangchuk, Chief Advisor to the Interim Government in August 2018.

Bhutan leads the cultural cooperation among the 14 BIMSTEC priority areas.

The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is a regional organization comprising Member States from areas of the Bay of Bengal. BIMSTEC was established on 6 June 1997 through the Bangkok Declaration.

Invitation for submission of rates for Hall, Tea & Food for 2 days workshop

The Cabinet Secretariat, Thimphu would like to invite interested and eligible firms to submit your rates for meeting Hall and catering services for 2 days workshop from 18-19 February, 2019.

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