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July 16, 2015 ·  

Press Release on the Third International Conference for Financing for Development held in Addis Ababa from 13th to 16th July 2015.

saved_resource(2) saved_resource(1)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

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June 5, 2015 ·  


GG02-2015-0219-002 June 1st , 2015 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, received the letters of credence from Her Excellency Kunzang C. Namgyel, Ambassador-designate of the Kingdom of Bhutan on Monday, June 1, 2015, at Rideau Hall. Credit: MCpl Vincent Carbonneau, Rideau Hall, OSGG

Ambassador-Designate of the Kingdom of Bhutan to Canada, Kunzang C. Namgyel presented her credentials to The Governor General of Canada, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston on the morning of Monday, 1st June 2015 in Ottawa.

The credentials ceremony was held at the Rideau Hall, the official residence of The Governor General of Canada.

Ambassador Kunzang C. Namgyel presented her credentials along with five Ambassador-Designates of Republic of Korea, Angola, Venezuela, Paraguay and Senegal. Read more


May 21, 2015 ·  

The submission of application for ITEC/TCS of Colombo Plan training courses which is fully sponsored by Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India has become online. The procedure for applying the course online is mentioned below: Read More

Press Release

April 27, 2015 ·  

His Excellency Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay, Prime Minister of Bhutan traveled to
Kathmandu today on a special flight to convey solidarity and support to the government
and people of Nepal, following the disastrous earthquake that struck the region on 25
April. Read More

Acceptance of Applications for ITEC Program

April 23, 2015 ·  

The Ministry would like to inform that GoI has now started accepting applications for those courses scheduled from May to August 2015 under ITEC Program.

Therefore, the interested applicants are invited to apply for the same. The applications may be directly submitted to the Desk Officer, Asia & the Pacific Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thimphu routed through the respective agencies.

Press Release

April 13, 2015 ·  

3guard of honorAt the invitation of His Excellency Mr. Maithripali Sirisena, Hon’ble President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, His Excellency Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay paid an official visit to Sri Lanka from 9th to 12th April 2015. Lyonchhen was accompanied by Lyonpo Mingbo Dukpa, Minister of Education and other senior government officials.  Read more

Press Release

April 7, 2015 ·  

Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay will be on an official visit to Sri Lanka from 9th-11thApril 2015 at the invitation of H.E. MaithripalaSirisena, the President of Sri Lanka. Read More

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