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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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H.E. Lyonchhen Dr. Lotay Tshering, Prime Minister of Bhutan, made an official visit to the European Union in Brussels and Luxembourg from 16 – 22 March 2023.  In Brussels, Lyonchhen met with Mr. Josep Borrell, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the European Commission,  Ms. ...

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On behalf of the Royal Government of Bhutan, Mr. Phuntsho Norbu, Chargé d’affaires, a.i. at the Permanent Mission of Bhutan to the United Nations in New York  handed over the original Instrument of Ratification of Bhutan’s accession to the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime and its Protocol to ...

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H.E. Lyonchhen Dr. Lotay Tshering, Prime Minister of Bhutan made an official bilateral visit to the Federal Republic of Germany from 7-15 March 2023. This is the first such visit to Germany by a Bhutanese Prime Minister since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries in November 2020.  ...

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The 19th BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting was held virtually today, following the 23rd Senior Officials’ Meeting held yesterday. Lyonpo (Dr.) Tandi Dorji, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade led the Bhutanese delegation. In his statement, Lyonpo (Dr.) Tandi Dorji conveyed the warm greetings of His Majesty the King and ...

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The Twenty Third Session of the BIMSTEC Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) was held on 8 March 2023. The Bhutanese delegation was led by Officiating Foreign Secretary Tshoki Choden. The meeting was hosted virtually by the Government of Thailand, as the chair of BIMSTEC. The 23rd SOM was held in preparation ...

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H.E. Dr Lotay Tshering, the Hon’ble Prime Minister arrived in Germany yesterday. The Prime Minister will be visiting Germany and the EU from March 8 to 22. During the visit, the Prime Minister is expected to meet the leaderships of Germany and the European Union to discuss bilateral relations and ...

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Signing Ceremony for Grant Aid Project and GGP Project

Ambassador of Bhutan to Japan V. Namgyel and Ambassador of Japan to Bhutan Suzuki Hiroshi signed an updated Exchange of Notes for the Project for the Development of Digital Topographic Map on 7th March 2023 in New Delhi. In 2021, the Government of Japan provided a grant of Yen 796 ...

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Press Release on the 5th United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries

Hon’ble Lyonchhen (Dr.) Lotay Tshering leading an eight member delegation to the Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC5) arrived in Doha, Qatar on 3rd March. The LDC5 Conference will take place from 5-9th March 2023 in Doha, Qatar. Themed ‘From Potential to Prosperity,’ the LDC5 Conference ...

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5th Bhutan-India Small Development Project/High Impact Community Development Project Committee Meeting of the 12th FYP on 28th February 2023

The 5th Bhutan-India Small Development Project (SDP)/High Impact Community Development Project (HICDP) Committee Meeting between the Royal Government of Bhutan (RGoB) and Government of India (GoI) for the 12th Five Year Plan (FYP) was held on 28 February 2023 in Thimphu. The Bhutanese delegation was led by Ms. Tshoki Choden, ...

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