As part of the 30th Anniversary Celebrations on the establishment of diplomatic relations between Bhutan and Japan, Origami Oritai presented two Origami dragons to His Excellency Ambassador V. Namgyel. His Excellency Ambassador Kenji Hiramatsu and Madam Patricia Hiramatsu were also present during the event.
Ambassador Pema Choden presented her Letters of Credence to His Majesty Willem-Alexander, King of The Netherlands at the Noordeinde Palace in The Hague on 15 June 2016 accrediting her as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Bhutan to the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Read more
His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden, arrived in Bhutan today on a three-day State Visit at the invitation of His Majesty The Druk Gyalpo.
His Majesty the King of Sweden is accompanied by Her Majesty Queen Silvia; H.E. Ms. Annika Strandhall, Minister of Social Security; H.E. Mr. Harald Sandberg, Ambassador of Sweden to Bhutan; senior officials from the Government of Sweden; and, a business delegation from Sweden.Read More
On 2nd June 2016, Ambassador Pema Choden presented her Letters of Credence to His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden, accrediting her as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Bhutan to the Kingdom of Sweden at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. Read More…
Ambassador Pema Choden presented her Letters of Credence to His Majesty Philippe, King of the Belgians at the Royal Palace in Brussels on 26th May 2016 accrediting her as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Bhutan to the Kingdom of Belgium. Read more
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.