The Cabinet Secretariat would like to congratulate all the Royal Civil Service Award Recipients. Cabinet Secretary awarded the RCSC Medals to 6 recipients for their dedicated service to the Tsa-Wa-Sum.

Lyonchhen meets Shri Ram Nath Kovind, President of India

Their Majesties with the Cabinet Ministers.

Lyonchhen with Cabinet Staff

His Majesty conferred Dakyen to the Prime Minister of Bhutan Dr Lotay Tshering

Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering, Prime Minister of Bhutan.

PM meets World Bank’s Chief Economist

Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay was called on by Mr. Kaushik Basu, Chief Economist at the World Bank at the Gyalyong Tshogkhang this afternoon.

Extending a warm welcome to Mr. Basu and his delegation, Lyonchhen thanked him for visiting Bhutan and said that he was delighted to receive them today.


Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay met Dr. Oleg Chestnov, Asst. Director General of WHO

Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay met Dr. Oleg Chestnov, Asst. Director General of WHO

Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay met Dr. Oleg Chestnov, Asst. Director General of WHO at the Gyalyong Tshogkhang this afternoon.

 

Extending a warm welcome to Dr. Chestnov, Lyonchhen conveyed that he was privileged to have his team visit Bhutan and said that it came with a clear indication of commitment WHO has toward Bhutan.

 

Lyonchhen and Dr. Chestnov discussed on promoting healthy lifestyles, creating awareness on the importance of physical exercise and educating people on the dire consequences of contacting non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Unhealthy diet, sedentary lifestyle, and consumption of alcohol and tobacco products were some of the main causes behind lifestyle diseases. Bringing about improvements in tertiary healthcare was also discussed.


Lyonchhen was called on by the Ambassador of Switzerland

PM was called on by the Ambassador of Switzerland to Bhutan, H.E. Mr. Linus Von Castelmur

 

October 7, 2014

Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay was called on by the Ambassador of Switzerland to Bhutan, H.E. Mr. Linus Von Castelmur at the Gyalyong Tshogkhang on October 7, 2014.

 

The ambassador told Lyonchhen that Bhutanese-Swiss friendship is deeply cherished and valued by the Swiss Government. Mr. Castelmur emphasised on the ‘spirit of compromise’, which connects the two nations, and said that RGoB and the Swiss Government must build on positive association and tap the existing goodwill.

 

Mr. Castelmur and Lyonchhen discussed on furthering business to business and people to people contacts. Lyonchhen expressed his appreciation and thanked the ambassador for Swiss assistance in the 10th FYP and their commitment in the 11the FYP. Sectors such as education, judiciary, culture, rural infrastructure and renewable natural resources have seen positive benefits of Swiss assistance.

 

In 2015, Bhutan and Switzerland would be celebrating 30 years of diplomatic relations.



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