At the invitation of the Royal Government of Bhutan, His Excellency Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Minister of Al-Diwan Al-Amiri of the State of Kuwait is on a visit to Bhutan from 14-18 August 2014. His Excellency Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah was received at Paro International Airport by HRH Dasho Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck and senior officials of the Royal Government this morning. While in Bhutan, His Excellency Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah will be granted audience by His Majesty the King and His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo. He will also be meeting Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay.
The visit of His Excellency Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to Bhutan is in keeping with the tradition of exchanging high-level visits between the two countries. His Majesty the King visited Kuwait in February 2011 to attend the 50th anniversary of Kuwait’s independence at the invitation of His Highness Amir Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al Sabah of the State of Kuwait.
Diplomatic relations between the Kingdom of Bhutan and the State of Kuwait was established on 23 May 1983. Bhutan established a resident Embassy in Kuwait in May 1983 while Kuwait established its embassy in Thimphu on 29th December 2010. Bhutan and Kuwait maintain very close and friendly relations.