Press Releases

Signing Ceremony for Development Policy Loan for Economic Recovery and Resilience Enhancement and the Project on Human Resource Development Scholarship

Ambassador of Bhutan to Japan V. Namgyel and Ambassador of Japan to Bhutan Suzuki Hiroshi signed the Exchanges of Notes for Development Policy Loan for Economic Recovery and Resilience Enhancement and the Project on Human Resource Development Scholarship on 30th May 2023. Under the Development Policy Loan, the Government of ...

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JOINT PRESS RELEASE FOR  THE 12TH EXPERT GROUP MEETING ON BHUTAN-CHINA BOUNDARY ISSUE

The 12th Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on the Bhutan-China Boundary Issue was held in Thimphu, Bhutan from 24th to 25th May 2023. The Bhutanese delegation was led by Mr. Letho Tobdhen Tangbi, Secretary of the International Boundaries, and the Chinese delegation was led by H. E. Mr. Hong Liang, Director-General ...

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The new UNICEF Representative to Bhutan Ms.Andrea James presented her Credentials to the Hon’ble Foreign Minister Lyonpo (Dr.) Tandi Dorji at the Gyalyong Tshokhang today.  Prior to the current assignment to Bhutan, Ms. James was the Chief of National Committee Relations, UNICEF in Geneva.  Ms.James replaces Mr.Will Parks as the ...

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6th Bhutan-Australia Annual Bilateral Consultations

The 6th Annual Bilateral Consultations between the Royal Government of Bhutan and the Government of Australia were held in Thimphu on Friday, 19 May 2023. The consultations were co-chaired by Ms. Pema Tshomo, Officiating Director, Department of Bilateral Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, and Ms. Megan Jones, ...

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Seventy-ninth session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

His Excellency (Dr.) Tandi Dorji, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade addressed the opening session of the 79th Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) today through virtual mode. The session is being held in hybrid format from 15-19 May 2023 in Bangkok, under the ...

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Visit by The Hon Tim Watts, Assistant Foreign Minister of Australia

The Hon Tim Watts, Assistant Minister for Foreign Affairs of Australia, arrived in Bhutan today on a visit from 15 to 16 May 2023. The Assistant Foreign Minister is accompanied by His Excellency Mr Robert Barry O’Farrell, Ambassador of Australia to Bhutan, officials from the Department of Foreign Affairs and ...

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11th Bhutan – EU Annual Consultation takes place in Thimphu

  The 11th Annual Consultations between the Royal Government of Bhutan and the European Union took place in Thimphu on 5 May. They had a productive and friendly exchange of views on a broad range of topics and noted with satisfaction that Bhutan – EU relations have gained positive political ...

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Presentation of Credentials by Ambassadors of Norway, Switzerland, Austria, Egypt, Spain, Slovak Republic, Mongolia, Serbia

    The Ambassadors of Norway, Switzerland, Austria, Egypt, Spain, Slovak Republic, Mongolia, Serbia 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. Hans Jacob Frydenlund is the Ambassador of Norway to Bhutan ...

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Joint Statement on Visit of His Majesty The King of Bhutan to India (03-05 April 2023) A Framework for Expanded India-Bhutan Partnership 1. At the invitation of the President of India, Smt. Droupadi Murmu, The King of Bhutan, His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck paid an official visit to India ...

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Saturday, 1 April, 2023, Thimphu: His Majesty The King is set to visit India from 3- 5 April, 2023, on the invitation of the President of India, Her Excellency Droupadi Murmu. During the visit, His Majesty will meet with the President, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, and senior officials of ...

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