Namgyel Wangmo

Joint Press Release of the 13th Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on the Bhutan-China Boundary Issues

The 13th Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on the Bhutan-China Boundary Issues was held in Beijing, China from August 21st to 24th, 2023. The meeting was co-chaired by H.E. Mr. Letho Tobdhen Tangbi, Secretary of the International Boundaries of Bhutan and H.E. Mr. Hong Liang, Director-General of the Department of Boundary ...

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  At the invitation of Foreign Minister Lyonpo Dr. Tandi Dorji, H.E. Ms. Rabab Fatima, United Nations Under-Secretary-General (USG) and High Representative for Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS) is visiting Bhutan from 16-19 August 2023. During the visit, USG Fatima was granted an ...

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs & External Trade, in collaboration with the Clingendael Institute- the Netherlands Institute of International Relations organized a training on Negotiation & Strategic Communication Skills from 1st to 3rd August 2023. 15 participants comprising of officials from Ministry of Foreign Affairs & External Trade, Ministry of ...

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18th Bhutan-Japan Annual Consultations on Economic Cooperation

The Royal Government of Bhutan hosted the 18th Bhutan-Japan Annual Consultations on Economic Cooperation in Thimphu on 1 August 2023. The Consultations were co-chaired by Ms. Pema Tshomo, Offtg. Director, Department of Bilateral Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, and Ms. HOKUGO Kyoko, Minister (Economic and Development), Embassy ...

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  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade and the United Nations Development Programme  (UNDP) celebrated the 50 years of Bhutan-UNDP partnership today. The celebration was marked by lighting a thousand butter lamps at the Memorial Chorten and a reception showcasing key milestones. The events were attended by ministers, ...

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Official Visit of Ms. Pema Choden, Foreign Secretary, Royal Government of Bhutan to New Delhi, India

H.E. Ms. Pema Choden, Foreign Secretary, is on an official visit to New Delhi from 27-30 July 2023 at the invitation of H.E. Mr. Vinay Mohan Kwatra, Indian Foreign Secretary. Officials from the Prime Minister’s Office, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade will be part ...

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Bhutan’s Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, Kutshab Rinchen Kuentsyl, presented his Letter of Credence to H.E. Mr. Yoon Suk Yeol, President of the Republic of Korea at the Presidential Secretariat, Seoul on 20 July 2023. There were fourteen Ambassador-designates, including Kutshab Rinchen Kuentsyl, who presented their Letters of Credence. ...

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Lyonpo Dr. Tandi Dorji, Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade participated in the BIMSTEC Ministerial Retreat hosted by the Royal Thai Government in Bangkok on 17 July 2023. The maiden retreat was organised by Thailand,  the current Chair of BIMSTEC in order to have free and informal exchange of ...

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The Ministry organized the 11th edition of the Lecture Series on 13 July 2023 on the topic “Embracing the Fifth Industrial Revolution: Bhutan’s Path to Innovation and Sustainability”. Hon’ble Foreign Minister and officials from the Ministry including Embassies, Missions and Consulates attended the Lecture Series. Mr. Jacques von Benecke Technological ...

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