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On 29th April 2021, the Government of Japan conferred “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star” upon Lyonpo Dago Tshering, former Ambassador of Bhutan to Japan, in recognition of his contributions to strengthening the friendship between Japan and Bhutan. This is the first ever conferral of the ...

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Meeting of the Special Body for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Landlocked Least Developing Countries (LLDCs) and the Pacific Island Developing States (PIDS), on 28 April 2021

The Hon’ble Foreign Minister (Dr.) Tandi Dorji addressed the Meeting of the Special Body for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Landlocked Least Developing Countries (LLDCs) and the Pacific Island Developing States (PIDS) on 28 April 2021, during the on-going 77th ESCAP Commission session. The session discussed regional cooperation in response ...

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Inaugural session of the seventy-seventh session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Bangkok (virtual) on 26 April 2021

Hon’ble Lyonchhen (Dr.) Lotay Tshering addressed the inaugural session of the 77th session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP) today. The Commission session was held virtually under the theme “Building back better from crises through regional cooperation”. Hon’ble Lyonchhen was among the ...

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On the seventy-seventh session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific to be held in Bangkok (virtual) from 26-29 April 2021

The Hon’ble Prime Minister H.E. (Dr.) Lotay Tshering will address the inaugural session of the 77th session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) on 26 April 2021. The Commission session will be held virtually from 26 to 29 April 2021 under the theme, “Building ...

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On the invitation of the President of the United States, His Excellency Joe Biden, a delegation from the Royal Government of Bhutan (RGoB), led by Hon’ble Lyonchhen participated in the virtual Leaders Summit on Climate held from 22-23 April 2021. Hon’ble Lyonchhen Dr. Lotay Tshering delivered a statement at session ...

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MFA Lecture Series

The Ministry invited Lopen (Dr.) Karma Phuntsho, as the distinguished speaker for its Lecture Series held on 21 April 2021. Lopen’s Lecture was on the subject “Bhutan’s Medieval Missions: What can we learn from them?” Lopen Karma Phuntsho , is the Founder and President of the Loden Foundation . He ...

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs welcomed through a simple Khadar Ceremony the newly appointed Ambassador-designate of Bhutan to Thailand, Mr. Kinzang Dorji; Ambassador-designate of Bhutan to Kuwait, Mr. Chitem Tenzin, and Bhutan’s Consul General-designate to Royal Bhutanese Consulate in Kolkota, Mr. Chencho Tshering on 21 April 2021.

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Her Majesty The Queen Mother Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck delivered the keynote address at the 54th session of the Commission on Population and Development that is taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 19 to 23 April 2021. Her Majesty’s keynote address was delivered via a ...

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Her Majesty The Queen Mother Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck will be delivering the keynote address at the 54th session of the Commission on Population and Development that will be held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 19 to 23 April 2021. Her Majesty’s keynote address will be delivered ...

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Graced by HRH Dasho Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck, a special prayer and thousand butter lamps’ ceremony was held at Simtokha Dzong today in memory of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Queen Elizabeth II’s husband who passed away at the age of 99 on 9th April 2021. ...

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