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July 29, 2016 ·  

The new World Bank Resident Representative to Bhutan Mr. Yoichiro Isihara presented his credentials to the Hon’ble Foreign Minister, Lyonpo Damcho Dorji, at a ceremony conducted at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Gyalyong Tshogkhang on 29 July 2016. Read more

July 28, 2016 ·  

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Lyonpo Damcho Dorji, Hon’ble Minister for Foreign Affairs met with a delegation from Thailand comprising of participants of the Foreign Affairs Executive Program being conducted by the Thai Foreign Service Institute. The delegation is in Bhutan on a study visit as a part of Foreign Affairs Executive Program. Lyonpo gave a briefing on ‘the Relation between Bhutan and Thailand’ at the Convention Center in Thimphu on 27 July 2016. Later in the evening Amb. Tshering Dorji, Hon’ble Foreign Secretary hosted a Reception in honour of the Thai delegation at the Hotel Le Meridien in Thimphu. H.E. Miss Panpimon Suwanapongse, Ambassador of Thailand to Bhutan and H.E. Mr. Somsak Changtrakul, Governor of Ubonratchatani Province in Thailand were also part of the delegation.


Foreign Secretary and Thai delegation at the Reception.



July 14, 2016 ·  

The  Ministry  of  Foreign  Affairs  would  like  to  inform  the  general  public  that  the Immigration  and  Checkpoint  Authority   of  Singapore   have  introduced  the   new BioScreen System from April 2016. Read More

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July 12, 2016 ·  


A High Level Inter  Agency Task Force under  Chairmanship of Hon’ble  Foreign  Minister has been established to study and undertake preparations for ratification of the UN Convention  on the Rights of Persons  with Disabilities.Read More

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July 7, 2016 ·  

P1270741Kutshab  Pema  Choden  presented  her  Letters  of  Credence  to  H.E.  Mr.  Ahmet Uzumcu, Director-General of the Organization  for the Prohibition of Chemical  Weapons (OPCW) in Hague on Wednesday 6th July 2016 accrediting  her as the Permanent Representative of Bhutan to the OPCW. Read More

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July 4, 2016 ·  

EU Cred

Ambassador Pema Choden  presented  her Letters  of Credence to Mr. Donald  Tusk,  President of the European  Council  accrediting her  as Ambassador of  the  Kingdom  of  Bhutan  to the European  Union on 1st July 2016. Read More

June 30, 2016 ·  

Lyonpo Damcho Dorji, Hon’ble Minister for Foreign Affairs, met H.E. Ms. Linus von Castelmur, Ambassador of Switzerland to Bhutan, on 29 June 2016. Mr. Castelmur is on his farewell visit to Bhutan. He became the Ambassador of Switzerland to Bhutan in April 2013.

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June 28, 2016 ·  

At the invitation of His Majesty the King of Bhutan, H. E. Mr.  Abdul Hamid, President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh will arrive in the country on 1st July 2016 on a four day State visit to Bhutan. This is a first visit to Bhutan by the President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. Read More

June 28, 2016 ·  

Farewell call on Hon’ble Foreign Minister by Ms. Shaheen Nilofer, UNICEF Representative for Bhutan

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