On the invitation of the Prime Minister of India, His Majesty The King, accompanied by Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen, and His Royal Highness The Gyalsey will travel to New Delhi, India, for a 4-day visit from 31 October – 3 November 2017.
During the Royal visit, His Majesty will grant Audiences to the President and Prime Minister of India. His Excellency Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host a dinner in honour of Their Majesties. Audiences will also be granted to the Vice President, External Affairs Minister and other Ministers and senior officials.
India and Bhutan enjoy unique ties of friendship, which are characterized by deep understanding and mutual trust. The Royal visit of Their Majesties is in keeping with the long standing tradition of regular high-level exchanges between the two countries.
The Royal visit would provide an opportunity to both the sides for reviewing the entire gamut of bilateral cooperation, including befitting celebrations for the golden jubilee of Bhutan and India’s diplomatic relations in 2018, and to advance the special bilateral ties of friendship and cooperation.