The 23rd Round of Boundary Talks between Bhutan and China was held in Thimphu on 24
August 2015. The talks were led by Lyonpo Damcho Dorji, Foreign Minister and Mr. Lui
Zhenmin, Vice Foreign Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China.Read More
The 23rd Round of Boundary talks between the Royal Government of Bhutan and the Government of the People’s Republic of China will be held in Thimphu on 24 August 2015. The 11-member Chinese delegation led by H.E. Mr. Liu Zhenmin, Vice Foreign Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs will arrive in Bhutan on 23 August 2015. Read more
The Annual Performance Agreement between the Minister and the Secretary as well as between the Secretary and the heads of different Departments was signed on 14th August 2015 in a ceremony conducted at the Gyalyong Tshokhang. This is the first time such an agreement has been signed at the Department level in the Ministry. The APAs are expected to help each Department work towards achieving the goals identified by the Ministry for the fiscal year 2015-2016 in its Ministerial APA. Agreements between the Ministry and the different Embassies & Missions abroad were also signed on the same day.
The newly appointed Foreign Minister, Lyonpo Damcho Dorji will be joining the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday, 2nd August 2015.
Lyonpo will be received at the Gyalyong Tshokhang by the officers and staff of Ministry of Foreign Affairs at 0900 Hours. There will be Zhugdrel Phuensum Tshogpai Tendrel (traditional welcome ceremony) after which the Hon’ble Minister will sign the Joining Order.Readmore
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs would like to inform that the Royal Danish Embassy in New Delhi has notified the Ministry about the establishment of the Denmark Visa Application Center in Thimphu. Hereafter, all Bhutanese nationals visiting Denmark, including for official purpose, should submit their visa applications to the Denmark Visa Application Centre in Thimphu at the following address:
Denmark Visa Application Centre
EthoMetho – Germany Visa Application Centre
Helpline Number: 0097517175858
Financing of Projects under Economic and Infrastructure Windows of SAARC Development Fund (SDF). For more details Click here
Press Release on the Third International Conference for Financing for Development held in Addis Ababa from 13th to 16th July 2015.
The Third International Conference for Financing for Development began on the 13th of July 2015 at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Conference was opened by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, and the Conference elected the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, H.E. Mr. Hailemariam Desalegn, as the President of the Conference. At the opening, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for an ambitious and universally inclusive financing framework to implement the Sustainable Development Goals and highlighted the need for a social compact for greater social protection and a package for Least Developed Countries. Read more