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The 2nd Bhutan-India Small Development Project/High Impact Community Development Project (SDP/HICDP) Committee Meeting was held on 22nd October 2019 in Thimphu. The Bhutanese delegation was led by Mr. Sonam Tobgay, Director, Department of Bilateral Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Indian delegation by Mr. R. Gaurav Shresth, Deputy Chief ...

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Coinciding with the UN Day celebrations on 24th October 2019, Dr. Natalia Kanem, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNFPA presented an award to Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck, in recognition of Her Majesty’s role in helping advance the rights of women and girls in Bhutan as the Goodwill Ambassador ...

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The Royal Government of Bhutan (RGoB) celebrated the 74th anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations Organization on 24th October 2019 at the Tara Lha-den Zhingkham, Pangrizampa. The celebration was graced by Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck as the Guest of Honour.  The event was attended by Dr. ...

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Visit to Bhutan by H.E. Mr. Atul Khare, Under Secretary General, Department of Operational Support, United Nations, New York 18 to 20 October, 2019.

  His Excellency Mr. Atul Khare, Under Secretary General, Department of Operational Support, United Nations arrived in the Capital on a two-day official visit to Bhutan from 18-20 October 2019.  His arrival marks the first high-level visit from the Department of Operation Support of the UN Secretariat which provides operational ...

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On 15th October 2019, Ambassador Tshering Gyaltshen Penjor presented his credentials as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Bhutan to the Kingdom of Bahrain to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa at Al-Sakhir Palace in Manama. While presenting his credentials, Ambassador conveyed warmest greetings and best ...

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His Excellency Mr. Phub Tshering, Consul General of Bhutan called-on His Excellency Brig. B.D. Mishra, (Retd.) Governor of Arunachal Pradesh and presented consular exequatur on 11 October 2019 at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh. The Consul General also called-on Shri Pema Khandu, Chief Minister of the Government of Arunachal Pradesh ...

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The Embassy of Japan in New Delhi will be organizing the annual “Japan Week” from 28 September to 6 October 2019 in Thimphu and Paro. The Opening Ceremony of the Japan Week is scheduled on 29 September 2019 at the Clock Tower Square. The Minister for Health, Lyonpo Dechen Wangmo, ...

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MFA Lecture Series 2019

MFA LECTURE SERIES The Ministry conducted the first session of its Lecture Series on Thursday, 26th September 2019. The lecture series is intended to serve as a platform for distinguished speakers to share their expertise, experiences and insights with the foreign service officers. This is also a part of the ...

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The 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly will begin from the 17th of September 2019 until 30th September at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Lyonchhen Dr. Lotay Tshering, Prime Minister of Bhutan will lead the Bhutanese delegation to attend the General Assembly. Lyonchhen will be accompanied ...

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Lyonpo Yeshey Penjor, Minister of Agriculture & Forests of Bhutan at the Fourteenth Session of the Conference of Parties (COP14) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) India Expo Mart Ltd., Greater Noida, 2-13 September 2019

Lyonpo Yeshey Penjor, Minister of Agriculture & Forests led Bhutan’s delegation to the High-Level Segment of the UNCCD COP14 from 9-10 September 2019 held at India Expo Mart Ltd., Greater Noida. Lyonpo was accompanied by the Ambassador of Bhutan in India and senior Government officials from the Ministry of Agriculture ...

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