Press Releases

Press Release

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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Ms. Maika Oshikawa, Director, Accession Division and a team of experts from the World Trade Organization (WTO) are on a 5 day visit to Bhutan starting 9 July 2023. Yesterday, on 10 July 2023, Ms. Oshikawa called on the Foreign Secretary, Ambassador Pema Choden, who is also Bhutan’s Chief Negotiator ...

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Joint Press Release

Official Visit of H.E. Mr. Vinay Mohan Kwatra, Indian Foreign Secretary to Bhutan H.E. Mr. Vinay Mohan Kwatra, Indian Foreign Secretary made an official visit to Gelephu, Bhutan from 7-8 July 2023.  During the visit, Foreign Secretary Kwatra received an audience with His Majesty The King. He called on Prime ...

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade (MoFAET) would like to congratulate Ms. Tshering Lhadn on her appointment as the Director of the Department of Economic and Tech Diplomacy (DETD), MoFAET through an open competitive selection procedure held on 9 June 2023. Prior to her appointment, she served as the Chief ...

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Visit to Bhutan by H.E. Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under Secretary General for Peace Operations, United Nations, 30 June – 3 July 2023

At the invitation of Foreign Minister Lyonpo Dr. Tandi Dorji, H.E. Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under Secretary General for Peace Operations of the United Nations is visiting Bhutan from 30 June – 3 July 2023. This visit marks the first high level visit to Bhutan from the Department of Peace Operations ...

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Bhutan Trade & Investment Fair 2023

The Royal Bhutanese Embassy in Dhaka is organizing the First Bhutan Trade & Investment Fair 2023 from 23 – 25 June 2023 at the Shooting Club, Gulshan 1, Dhaka. The event is being organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Employment, and the Ministry of Agriculture and ...

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Presentation of Credentials by Ambassadors of Türkiye, Czech Republic, Nepal, Vietnam, Belgium and Maldives

The Ambassadors of Türkiye, Czech Republic, Nepal, Vietnam, Belgium and Maldives presented their credentials to His Majesty The King today. The Presentation of the Credentials ceremony was held in the Grand Kuenray at Tashichhodzong. His Excellency Mr. Firat Sunel is the Ambassador of Republic of Türkiye to the Kingdom of ...

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Press Release

To mark the BIMSTEC Day, a special prayer session with the offering of thousand butter lamps for the peace, prosperity and progress in BIMSTEC countries was organized at Changangkha Lhakhang on 7th June 2023. BIMSTEC stands for Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multisectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation. Hon’ble Foreign Minister ...

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A prayer ceremony was held at the Grand Kuenrey of the Tashichhodzong on 4 June 2023, for the victims of the train tragedy that took place in Odhisha, India.  His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo and members of the Royal Family graced the ceremony and lit 1,000 butterlamps, joined by ...

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Press Release for Seventy-Sixth World Health Assembly, Geneva, 21 – 30 May 2023

Lyonpo Dasho Dechen Wangmo, Hon’ble Minister for Health, led the delegation to the Seventy-sixth World Health Assembly, which was held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 21 – 30 May 2023. The delegation consisted of representatives from the Ministry of Health, National Medical Services and the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of ...

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