Press Release

August 14, 2014 ·  

At the invitation of the Royal Government of Bhutan, His Excellency Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Minister of Al-Diwan Al-Amiri of the State of Kuwait is on a visit to Bhutan from 14-18 August 2014. His Excellency Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah was received at Paro International Airport by HRH Dasho Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck and senior officials of the Royal Government this morning. While in Bhutan, His Excellency Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah will be granted audience by His Majesty the King and His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo. He will also be meeting Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay. Read more

Status of Ebola outbreak in Western Africa as of 8th August 2014

August 14, 2014 ·  

The current EVD outbreak began in Guinea in December 2013. This outbreak now involves transmission in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone. As of 4 August 2014, countries have reported 1 711 cases (1 070 confirmed, 436 probable, 205 suspect), including 932 deaths. This is currently the largest EVD outbreak ever recorded. In response to the outbreak, a number of unaffected countries have made a range of travel related advice or recommendations Read More

Notification

August 8, 2014 ·  

In continuation to our earlier Notification No: MFA/HRS/CIRCULAR-NOTIFICATION/28/462 dated 4th June 2014 regarding correction of CV in the Civil Service Information System (CSIS), the HRS, MFA would like to once again inform all the staff under various Departments, Divisions and Missions Abroad under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to check and verify your CV in the CSIS. If there are any corrections to be made please submit to HRS along with the supporting documents as per the templates and guideline provided by the RCSC (Templates and guideline attached) to Mr. Tashi Dendup/Karma Wangdi, HROs, MFA @ 328172/328183. The documents should reach the HRS on or before 13th August 2014. Read more

Press Release

August 6, 2014 ·  

BHUTAN TO CHAIR THE 70th SESSION OF UNESCAP

Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay will formally assume the Chairmanship of the 70th session of UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok on 7th August 2014. This is the first time Bhutan will hold this important Office at the helm of the 62 member regional body since becoming a member in 1972. As Chairman, Hon’ble Lyonchhen will guide the work of the Commission for a period of one year. Read More

Press Release

August 4, 2014 ·  

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The 22nd Round of the Bhutan-China Boundary Talks was held in Wutai Shan, Shanxi Province in China on 25th July 2015. The Bhutanese delegation to the Talks was led by Foreign Minister Lyonpo Rinzin Dorje and the Chinese delegation was led by Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin. Read more

Vacancy Announcement

July 28, 2014 ·  

As per the decision of the 48th HRC Meeting held on 18th July 2014, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to announce the vacancies for:

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Position Title

Division

P Level

Slots

1

Chief Admin. Officer

Administration and Finance Division

P1 A

1

Interested candidates who meet the eligibility criteria as per BCSR 2012, Chapter 13, Clause 13.7 under promotion rules and regulations may apply. Read more

Press Release

July 21, 2014 ·  

The 22nd Round of Boundary Talks between the Royal Government of Bhutan and the
Government of the People’s Republic of China will be held in China from 24-25 July
2014. The 7-member Bhutanese delegation, led by Foreign Minister Lyonpo Rinzin Dorji
will leave for China on 22nd July 2014. The Bhutanese delegation includes Foreign
Secretary Yeshey Dorji, Ambassador of Bhutan to India Maj. Gen. Vetsop Namgyel,
International Boundaries Secretary Dasho Pema Wangchhuk and senior officials from
the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Boundaries.

The 21st Round of Boundary Talks was held in Thimphu on August 22,2013. During the
intervening period, the two sides conducted the Joint Technical Field Survey of Bayul
Pasamlung area in September 2013 and an expert Group Meeting was held in Beijing in
March 2014. Read More

Announcement

July 11, 2014 ·  

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to announce the result of the selection interview conducted on 10th to 11th July 2014 for Chief of Divisions and Deputy Chief of Protocol, MFA, - 4 slots Read More

Press Release

July 4, 2014 ·  

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Bhutan’s Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Aum Pema Choden, presented credentials to His Excellency Mahinda Rajapaksa, Hon’ble President of Sri Lanka, on 1st July 2014 at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Read More

Shortlisted candidates for the post of Chief of Divisions and Dy.Chief of Protocol

July 2, 2014 ·  

As per the decision and approval of the 45th HRC Meeting held on 27th June 2014, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to announce the shortlisted candidates for the post of Chief of Divisions (P1 Level) and Deputy Chief of Protocol (P1 Level). Read More

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