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The Ministry of Foriegn Affairs is pleased to inform that the Government of Sri Lanka, as requested by the Royal Government of Bhutan, will henceforth issue multiple-entry visas for Bhutanese students studying in Sri Lanka for the entire duration of their study.  Earlier, the Bhutanese students were required to renew ...

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Presentation of Credentials by Ambassadors-designate of Germany, Argentina, Thailand, Cuba, Israel and Colombia to Bhutan.

  The Ambassadors of Germany, Argentina, Thailand, Cuba, Israel, and Colombia to Bhutan presented their credentials to His Majesty The King today. The Presentation of Credentials ceremony was held in the Grand Kuenray at Tashichhodzong.  His Excellency Mr. Walter J. Lindner is the first Ambassador of Germany to Bhutan with ...

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs observes BIMSTEC Day, 6 June, 2022 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs observed the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) day virtually on 6 June 2022. This year also marks the 25th Anniversary of the organization.   Hon’ble Foreign Minister, Dr. Tandi Dorji, graced the event as the Chief Guest. The Ambassadors of ...

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STOCKHOLM+50 UNDER THE THEME “A HEALTHY PLANET FOR THE PROSPERITY OF ALL – OUR RESPONSIBILITY, OUR OPPORTUNITY” 2-3, JUNE 2022 AT STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN.

Bhutan participated in the international conference “Stockholm +50: A Healthy Planet for The Prosperity of All-Our Responsibility, Our Opportunity” hosted by Sweden and Kenya in Stockholm on 2-3 June 2022. The Bhutanese Delegation was  led by Kutshab Tshering Gyaltshen Penjor, Royal Bhutanese Embassy, Brussels, and accompanied by an official from ...

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On the seventy-eighth session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)

The Hon’ble Foreign Minister H.E. (Dr.) Tandi Dorji addressed the opening session of the 78th Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) today (23 May 2022). This year’s Commission session is being held in a hybrid format from 23-27 May 2022 in Bangkok, under the theme, “A ...

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Signing Ceremony for COVID-19 Crisis Emergency Support Loan

Ambassador of Bhutan to Japan V. Namgyel and Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. of the Embassy of Japan in New Delhi Mr. Kawazu Kunihiko signed the Exchange of Notes for COVID-19 Crisis Emergency Support Loan on 20th May 2022 in New Delhi. Under this loan, the Government of Japan will extend ODA ...

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H.E. Kinzang Dorji, Ambassador of Bhutan to Thailand received ten (10) volunteers from the Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA), under the aegis of the Friends from Thailand Programme, at a ceremony held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Thailand. The volunteers will travel to Bhutan on 17 May ...

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Ambassador Kinzang Dorji, Royal Bhutanese Embassy in Bangkok, made an official visit to Singapore from 4-10 May, 2022. This was Ambassador’s first visit to Singapore after taking charge as the Ambassador of Bhutan to Singapore with residence in Bangkok on 11th November 2021.  During the visit, Ambassador Kinzang called on ...

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Bhutan’s Ambassador to Maldives, Kutshab Rinchen Kuentsyl presented his Letter of Credence to H.E. Mr. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, President of the Republic of Maldives at the President’s Office in Male on 09 May 2022.  Following the credential ceremony, Kutshab Rinchen Kuentsyl paid a courtesy call on the Hon’ble President and ...

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Kutshab Tshering Gyaltshen Penjor presented his Letters of Credence to Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier of the Federal Republic of Germany at Schloss Bellevue in Berlin on 5th May 2022, accrediting him as the First Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Bhutan to the Federal Republic of Germany.  Kutshab ...

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