Lyonpo Damcho Dorji, Minister for Foreign Affairs, will lead Bhutan’s delegation to the High-level Midterm Review Conference for the Istanbul Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries (IPoA) in Antalya, Turkey from 27 to 29 May 2016. Read More
At the invitation of His Majesty the King, Her Royal Highness (HRH) Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand visited Bhutan from 23-26 May 2016. HRH was accompanied by the Ambassador of Thailand to Bhutan and other officials of the Thai government. Read More
Ambassador Kinga Singye presented his credentials to the Federal President of the Republic of Austria, H.E. Dr. Heinz Fischer, on 24th May 2016 accrediting him as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Bhutan to Austria with residence in Geneva. He conveyed to the President the warm greetings and good wishes of His Majesty the King of Bhutan. He expressed appreciation for the generous development assistance that Austria provides to Bhutan. He also expressed his commitment to further deepen the existing close ties of friendship and cooperation between Bhutan and Austria. Read more
A two member delegation led by Director General (DG), Department of Civil Aviation. Ministry of Transport, the Republic of Union of Myanmar arrived in Thimphu on 23rd May 2016 to hold consultations on the revised Air Service Agreement between Bhutan and Myanmar. Read More
- Lyonpo Damcho Dorji, Minister for Foreign Affairs will lead the Bhutanese delegation to the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) in Istanbul, Turkey from 23- 24 May 2016.
- The Summit is being convened by the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and co-hosted by the Government of Republic of Turkey.
The 4th Bhutan-India Small Development Project Committee (SDPC) meeting was held on 16th May 2016 in Thimphu. The Bhutanese delegation was led by Mr.Thinley Namgyel, Director, Gross National Happiness Commission and the Indian Delegation by Mr. Bishwadip Dey, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India, Thimphu. Read more
At the invitation of Lyonpo Damcho Dorji, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Royal Government of Bhutan, H. E. Mr. Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh is on an official visit to Bhutan from 12th to 15th May 2016. Mr. Mahmood Ali’s visit to Bhutan will further strengthen the excellent ties of friendship and cooperation that exists between Bhutan and Bangladesh.Read More
Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden will pay a three day State Visit to Bhutan beginning on 8th June, at the invitation of His Majesty The King. Read More
The signing was done at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on 22nd April 2016 during the High-Level Signing Ceremony on the Paris Agreement for Climate Change convened by the UN Secretary-General. Ambassador Kunzang C. Namgyel, Bhutan Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York signed the Paris Agreement on behalf of the Kingdom of Bhutan.
In all, 175 nations signed the Paris Agreement, making the signing ceremony the largest number of countries ever to sign a multilateral agreement on the day it opened for signature. Read more