The Secretariat of the South Asian Association for the Regional Cooperation presents the compliments to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs/ External Affairs of the Member States of SAARC and has honour to state that the post of Director - Finance will soon fall vacant at the South Asian University, New Delhi, India read more
Visit of the Foreign Secretary of India, Mr. Ranjan Mathai to Bhutan
The Foreign Secretary of India, Mr. Ranjan Mathai is on a three-day official visit to Bhutan from 15-17 May 2013. He is accompanied by Mr. Akhilesh Mishra, Joint Secretary (North), Ministry of External Affairs.
During the visit, Mr. Mathai will be received in audience by His Majesty the King. He will also call on Hon. Chief Advisor of the Interim Government. An official meeting with Foreign Secretary Yeshey Dorji is also scheduled. The visit is part of the regular exchanges of high-level visits between the two countries.
The Permanent Representative of Bhutan to the United Nations Office in Geneva, H.E. Mr. Dawa Penjo presented his letter of credence to the World Food Programme, the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Rome, Italy last week, accrediting him as the Permanent Representative of Bhutan to these organisations.
He met with the Ms. Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of the WFP, Mr. Jose Garziano da Silva, Director-General of the FAO and senior officials of IFAD and held meaningful discussion on strengthening the cooperation between Bhutan and the organisations.
H.E. Mr. Dawa Penjo is also the Ambassador of Bhutan to Switzerland and Austria.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to inform the general public that the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture will be organizing and funding an “Artist in Residence” programme. Within this programme, 50 residency-scholarships for Vienna, Austria are being made available to artists, writers, composers, curators and art educators for the year 2014.The program is designed to offer an opportunity to artists to familiarize themselves with Austrian art and culture and to establish contacts with Austrian creative artists.
The Secretariat of the South Asian Association for the Regional Cooperation presents the compliments to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs/ External Affairs of the Member States of SAARC and has honour to state that the following three positions of Professional posts will soon fall vacant at the SAARC Meteorological Research CEntre (SMRC), Dhaka Read More
This is to kindly inform the Bhutanese travelling to Australia on the changes introduced by the Government of Australia on the new visa forms. From 23 March 2013, the below offshore processed subclasses will be repealed and DIAC will not accept new applications for the following visas:
Announcement :Various short-term courses for 2013-2014 sponsored by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to announce the availability of various short-term courses for 2013-2014 sponsored by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India under the ITEC/SCAAP Training Programme. The details of the approved courses for 2013-2014 under ITEC are available online at http://www.itec.mea.gov.in/ITEC_Brochure_2013-14.pdf.
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply for relevant courses. Applications have to be routed to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs through applicants’ organizations.
Result for the vacancy announced for the post of Chief of Division, IOD, Department of Multilateral Affairs and Dy. Chief of Protocol, Department of Protocol. Read More
The Ninth Plan Talks between the Royal Government of Bhutan and the Government of India
The Ninth Plan Talks between the Royal Government of Bhutan and the Government of India was held in Thimphu today (5th April 2013). The Bhutanese delegation was led by Foreign Secretary Yeshey Dorji and the Indian delegation was led by Shri Akhilesh Mishra, Joint Secretary (North), Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).