Diplomatic relations between Bhutan and Singapore were established on 20 September 2002. Singapore’s Ambassador in New Delhi is accredited to Bhutan while Bhutan’s Ambassador in Thailand is accredited to Singapore. Mr. Kinzang Dorji is the Ambassador of Bhutan to Singapore and H.E. Mr. Simon Wong Wie Kuen is the Ambassador of Singapore to Bhutan.
Human Resource Development is the main area of cooperation between Bhutan and Singapore. Since 1971, Bhutan has received the support of Singapore for human resource development mostly through the Singapore Cooperation Programme. Support has also been received from the Singapore-Colombo Plan Program. Bhutan also received volunteers from Singapore through the Singapore Volunteers Overseas (SVOs).
The Temasek Foundation CLG Ltd. in partnership with InfoComm Department Authority (IDA) has supported capacity-building for the National Bhutan ICT Master Plan. The Air Service Agreement between Bhutan and Singapore was signed in Thimphu on 29 August 2011. Drukair’s flight to Singapore was launched on 28 August 2012. Drukair launched its inaugural flight on its new route from Paro to Singapore via Guwahati, India on 1 September 2018.